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Event -- State and Local Budget Pressures: The Charitable Property-Tax Exemption and PILOTs

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Monday, May 21, 2012
10:00 a.m.-3:30 pm ET


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(Registration required.)


10:00-11:30:  The Current Landscape
Who wins and who loses from exemption?

Moderator: Elizabeth Boris, Urban Institute

- Evelyn Brody, Chicago-Kent College of Law
- Joseph Cordes, George Washington University
- Rick Cohen, Nonprofit Quarterly
- Thomas Longoria, Texas State University

11:30-12:00:  Lunch

12:00-1:15:  Focus on Eds and Meds

A focus on the current major pressure points: nonprofit hospitals and colleges and universities.

Moderator: Roger Colinvaux, Columbia School of Law, Catholic University of America

- Higher education: Matt Hamill, National Association of College and University Business Officers
- Hospitals: Keith Hearle, Verite Healthcare Consulting
- Woods Bowman, DePaul University

1:15-1:30:  Break

1:30-3:15:  Negotiated Payments in Lieu of Taxes as Wave of the Future?

Will global solutions remain elusive?  Will we see more use of “voluntary” PILOTs?  What should a well-designed PILOT program look like, and how should it be created?

Moderator: Kim Rueben, Urban Institute

- Ron Rakow, City of Boston
- Daphne Kenyon, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
- David Thompson, National Council of Nonprofits
- David Brunori, State Tax Notes
- G. Reynolds “Renny” Clark, on behalf of the Pittsburgh Public Service Fund, University of Pittsburgh

3:15-3:30:  Wrap-up
Eugene Steuerle, Urban Institute

At the Urban Institute
2100 M Street N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, D.C.

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