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Jim Malone Discusses Commonwealth Court Tax Exemption Decision with the Pennsylvania Record

May 13, 2016

In a May 13, 2016 article in The Pennsylvania Record, Tax Controversy Principal James R. Malone, Jr. provided insight into the case, Pocono Community Theater v. Monroe County Board of Assessment The case involved questions of whether the Pocono Community Theater should be exempt from property taxes in Monroe County, PA. 

Malone notes that the Commonwealth Court's ruling in the case, "constituted a shift in the way the court interprets a standard used to determine whether a nonprofit is a 'purely public charity,' which would qualify it for [tax] exemption."