U.S. Tax Court, tax-exempt, Church, Scientology

Date: September 24, 1984
U.S. Tax Court upholds the removal of tax-exempt status from the Church of Scientology, ruling that it "made a business out of selling a religion" and that church funds inured to the benefit of church officials. Church ordered to pay $1.4 million in back taxes for the years 1970 through 1972.
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