- Jul 15, 2020
Student volunteers help low-income people file their tax returns saving them money.
Nonprofit and religious leaders, including the chairmen of two U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees, called on Congress to repeal a provision in the 2017 tax cut bill that taxes religious and nonprofit organizations for the cost of parking lots and transit benefits provided to employees.
Catholics in Uganda are objecting to a call by Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga for the government to introduce a “church tax” that will ensure tithes are deducted from the salaries of Christians.
Leaders of a diverse group of faiths, including the Catholic Church, and the heads of religious nonprofit organizations are urging Congress to repeal a change in the Internal Revenue Code that would tax houses of worship and other nonprofits for parking and transit benefits they provide to their employees.
A plan by Ghana’s government to tax churches involved in money-making ventures has met with mixed reactions from the country’s religious authorities.
A former tax official has said Australia should revoke the non-profit tax status of the Catholic Church in the country, due to widespread clerical sex abuse, which was detailed in an extensive report released last year.