What churches should know, especially when an unexpected property tax bill arrives.
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Recent case illustrates need for churches to monitor the tax status of their property.
Property had not been "used predominantly for charitable or religious purposes."
Parsonages are only tax exempt when the pastor resides there, court rules.
Appeals court issues a surprising decision.
Court rules "self-generated receipts" are not enough for substantiation requirements.
Court rules church had no clear use for one-acre tract.
Yes, concluded a Washington court.