Legally separate organizations, usually exempt from federal, state, and local taxation,
Religious, community service, private educational and health care, museums, and
fraternal and social organizations, among many other kinds of organizations.
Benefits are not proportional to resources provided, there is a lack of a profit motive and
an absence of transferable ownership rights.
Provide a wide array of services i.e. Federal government, state governments, cities,
towns, townships, villages, counties, boroughs, and parishes
Usually provide only a single or just a few services. Examples: Independent school
systems, public colleges and universities, public hospitals, fire protection districts, sewer
districts, transportation authorities, and many others.
1)Power ultimately rests in the hands of the people 2)People vote and delegate that power
to public officials 3)Created by and accountable to a higher level
government 4)Power to
tax citizens for revenue
Public corporations and bodies corporate and politic, as well as Other organizations with