Real Property Used for "Charitable Purposes" Can be Exempt from Taxation
Indiana statute provides that real property used for “charitable purposes” can be exempt from taxation. In St. Mary’s Building Corporation v. Redman,the Indiana Tax Court discussed this exemption and ultimately rejected a taxpayer’s position that its property was used for a charitable purpose and was thus exempt. This decision adds to the fairly significant body of case law on this topic and helps clarify the threshold a taxpayer must meet to successfully claim an exemption.
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