UPMC Says It Has No Employees In Tax Status Fight

Law360, Philadelphia (November 13, 2013, 3:22 PM EST) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center asked a Pennsylvania state court Monday to throw out the city of Pittsburgh's suit seeking to end its status as a tax-free charity, arguing that it does not have any employees.

The health care provider responded to the city's efforts to force it to pay payroll taxes by arguing that it functions as a parent holding company that issues no W-2 forms and pays no compensation. Instead, UPMC, which on its website calls itself Pennsylvania's largest employer with over 55,000...
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