(RNS) — Tax avoidance is not a new topic for God's faithful: The Old Testament prophet Amos condemned the wealthy of his generation for the same tactics.
(RNS) — An obscure provision of the 2017 tax overhaul may end up costing churches and other houses of worship.
(RNS) — In its complaint, the charity said it 'objects to having to file Form 990 while churches and church-related organizations do not.'
(RNS) Two prominent televangelists are launching a new television channel despite a federal investigation.
(RNS) The president trusts that power comes from human sources, and he would like the church to depend on them. I do not, writes F. Romall Smalls.
Any attempt to “destroy” the amendment would affect more than just pastors and priests. Schools, hospitals, addiction centers, food banks and other charities all could then advocate for or against candidates without losing their charitable status.
(RNS) Legislation introduced in Congress aims to 'restore' religious liberty in the pulpit. Will it? Let us 'Splain ...
When Donald Trump insinuates the federal government is mistreating Christians, many conservative religious voters say "amen."
If the Supreme Court finds a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, it can, and should, leave room for states to accommodate those who adhere to a traditional view of marriage.
(RNS) - Freedom From Religion Foundation has reached a settlement with the Internal Revenue Service over electioneering in churches, a violation of their tax-exempt status.
(RNS) Does the IRS discriminate against atheist groups? A federal court says "no."
(RNS) A federal judge has ruled that clergy's exemption from paying taxes on housing is not constitutional.
(RNS) Current tax law requires all tax-exempt organizations, including American Atheists, to file a Form 990 financial report -- except churches and church-related organizations.
(RNS) U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman ruled that the Freedom from Religion Foundation “has standing to seek an order requiring the IRS to treat religious organizations no more favorably than it treats the Foundation.”
(RNS) "We are not a church," atheists say. Government lawyers disagree, saying atheist leaders can be considered ministers.
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