Courts Weigh Church, State Tax-Exempts
- Texas humanists sue to regain tax-exempt status. // Church & State;Jan1999, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p3
Reports that the religious humanist group Ethical Culture Fellowship in Austin, Texas has filed suit to regain tax-exempt status. Loss of tax-exempt status in 1997 due to the group's disbelief in a supreme being; Argument by the group for tax exemption; Assistance by the American Civil...
- A Correction. // Bond Buyer;10/25/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31996, p2
Presents a correction to the article about exemption of the interest on American Samoa bonds from taxation.
- Tax-Exempt Bonds Closing Agreement Program. // Practical Accountant;Nov2001, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p16
Discusses the United States Internal Revenue Service's creation of a voluntary closing agreement program for tax-exempt bonds discussed in 'Notice 2001-60.' Opportunity for bond issuers and conduit borrowers to correct violations of the tax law and regulations on tax-exempt bonds; Contact...
- Uniform audits ahead? Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;09/08/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30721, p1
Reports on the uniformity in the tax-exempt bond enforcement program of the United States government. Maturity of the regulation of municipal bonds; Growth of intermediate sanctions regime.
- Clinton's looming veto jeopardizes bond programs in Republican tax cut bill. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;09/10/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30723, p5
Reports on the spate of tax-exempt bond proposals in the United States Congress' $792 billion tax bill. Negotiation of a tax deal; Provisions of the appropriations bill in the US Congress.
- TAX-EXEMPT BONDS: A SACRED COW THAT GAVE (SOME) MILK. Zimmerman, Dennis // National Tax Journal;Sep89, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p283
This article addresses issues related to tax-exempt bonds in the U.S. as of September 1989. Entitled to reverence and respect or holy might leap to the minds of many state and local officials, investment bankers, and bond lawyers upon seeing the term sacred used to refer to tax-exempt bonds. But...
- NEW YORK. // Property Tax Alert;Jun2010, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on the New York Supreme Court ruling in the case, Congregation Rabbinical College of Tartikov Inc. v. Town of Ramapo, which allowed tax exemption for a religious corporation's real estate.
- CAN A CHURCH TAKE SIDES? Buckley Jr., Wm.F. // National Review;9/16/1988, Vol. 40 Issue 18, p64
Discusses approaches to the issue of tax exemptions for religious institutions in the U.S. Push by the American Civil Liberties Union for the denial of tax exemptions to the Catholic Church; Question of whether a church should have the right to urge the incorporation into law of a deeply held...
- Why shouldn't churches pay taxes? Smith, Jason // Indianapolis Business Journal;9/17/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 28, p11A
The author comments on an article in "The Indianapolis Star" which said that nearly half of the $2.7 billion in untaxed property in Marion County, Indiana is owned by churches. Methodist Pastor Kent Millard also said in the article that the separation of church and state justifies churches' tax...