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(US) PA Oil & Gas Lease Act: There’s more to Section 34.1 and the Rule of Apportionment

This entry was also written by Michael Joy and Robert Jochen. Article 34.1 of the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Lease Act was enacted July 9, 2013, and has received heavy scrutiny since its enactment based on the misperception that it permits unfettered, “forced pooling” by oil and gas developers. In an article written¬†by Michael Joy, … Continue Reading

(US) PA University’s Housing Non-Profit Stripped of Tax Exempt Status

In January 2014, the Monroe County (PA) Court of Common Pleas stripped recently awarded HUP status from a not-for-profit student housing corporation affiliated with East Stroudsburg University (“ESU”). As the record in East Stroudsburg Area School District v. Monroe County Board of Assessment Appeals  reflects, ESU formed the not for profit corporation, University Properties, Inc. (“UPI”), … Continue Reading
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