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Church Property Held in New Jersey Bishop’s Name Still Tax-Exempt Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Court Sides with Church in Tax Delinquency Case Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Church Forced to Pay Taxes for Converted Building Due to Assessment Date Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Property Tax Exemption Does Not Apply to Municipal Special Assessment Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

New York Court Rules Tax Exemption in Favor of Catholic Diocese Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

The IRS Addresses the "Neighborhood Land Rule" Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Tax Exemption for Church-Owned Land Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Failure to File for Property Tax Exemption Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Tax Exemptions for Infrequently Used Property Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Property Tax Exemption for Leased Facilities Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Rental of Church Property Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Religious Organization Owes Taxes from Publishing Business Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Sales of Church Property Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Profits from the Sale of Donated Land Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Property Tax Exemption for Parsonages Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Church Parking Lots Tax Exempt Member access only

Taxation - Church Property

Court Concluded That a Church's Religious Freedom Claim Was Outweighed by a Compelling State Interest—the "Broad Public Interest in Maintaining a Sound Tax System" Member access only

Freedom of Religion; Taxation - Church Property

Court Ruled That an Undeveloped Tract of Church-Owned Property Was Exempt from Property Taxation Member access only

Tax Exemption; Taxation - Church Property

Court Ruled That a Building Used as a Training Center for Religious Counseling Did Not Qualify for a Property Tax Exemption Member access only

Counseling; Taxation - Church Property

Court Ruled That a Salvation Army Thrift Store Was Not Exempt From State Property Taxation Member access only

Tax Exemption; Taxation - Church Property