Church Law & Tax Report
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Issues that affect ministers and churches, with Richard R. Hammar
Internal Revenue Service
Charitable Contribution Definition
Supreme Court remarks shed light on donations to church.
Taxation - Church Property
Tax Court Refuses to Officially Sanction IRS Criteria for Determining What is a Church
Tax Court recently reversed an IRS determination that a nonprofit religious corporation was not a church.
Church Membership - Discipline and Removal ; Freedom of Religion
The Constitutional Guaranty of Freedom of Religion
Court refused to allow a "disfellowshiped" Jehovah's Witness to sue her former church
Income Taxes - Clergy
IRS Acknowledged Clergy Can Deduct Interest and Property Taxes
Freedom of Religion; Schools
Court Concluded Children of Hassidic Jews to Choose Between Free Transportation and Their Religious Beliefs
Church Employees Not Paying Any Social Security Taxes
State Property Tax Exemptions for Church-Owned Property Continues to Be a Hotly-Contested Issue