Health Associations Ask IRS to Withdraw, Reissue Schedule H

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The American Hospital Association, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, VHA Inc., and other associations express a host of concerns regarding IRS's newly revised Schedule H and instructions and ask IRS to act quickly to withdraw and reissue the form. In a letter to IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Commissioner Sarah Hall Ingram, the tax-exempt hospital representatives say the final Schedule H, released in February, “is burdensome, carelessly redundant, and was developed outside of the normal IRS process for implementing new statutory requirements for tax exemption.”