Why Nonprofits are the Most Profitable Hospitals in the US

Laura Sesana

Laura Sesana is a writer and DC, Maryland attorney. She is the author of Colombia: Natural Parks, and has also written several articles on literary criticism. She has written columns for Communities @ The Washington Times and Communities Digital News. She writes about food, health, nutrition, women’s legal issues, and the environment. In addition to writing for the Arbiter, Laura also works as an attorney and legal content writer.

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8 Responses

  1. Ralph IRS agent says:

    The IRS has never written any tax laws in over 100 years. All Federal tax laws are adopted by Congress and signed by the President. The IRS cannot set up Regulations for the tax exempt hospitals, it must be done by Congress. By the way, they are not non-profit organizations. You will find non-profits at the Bankruptcy Courts.

  2. Acton Ace says:

    America has thousands of nonprofit organizations dedicated to social Welfare. Some are dedicated to eradicating disease, others to addressing social issues such as poverty, homelessness, or gun violence. Nonprofit organizations are rarely judged solely by their financial bottom line; instead, their worth is gauged by the effectiveness of their services and how successfully they achieve their mission. Unfortunately, past research has shown that even high-performing nonprofit organizations have serious gaps and inefficiencies in their financial and other core management systems. In an effort to maximize the resources that go to serving clients, public and private funders have traditionally set very low limits on administrative, management and other “overhead”.

    AGC founder Alan Gavornik https://www.linkedin.com/in/alangavornik personally commits his 32 years of entrepreneurship and business development excellence to facilitating the causes of the philanthropic community. AGC is committed to the prudent application of the successful business models and principals of the private sector to those of the philanthropic and public sector markets. His consulting, coaching and training services to the non-profit community are delivered on both a discounted basis as well as through a host of pro bono engagements. AGC has a mission to boost the performance of non profit clients by using decades of private sector experience tailored to the following areas;

    • Development Sales Training
    • Program Marketing
    • Effective Team Leadership Skills

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