taxes

taxes in the News

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November 22, 1988 69 Church of Scientology leaders, including director Heber Jentzsch, are arrested in Spain for extortion, forgery, and tax evasi Los Angeles Times: 69 Church of Scientology leaders, including director Heber Jentzsch, are arrested in Spain for extortion, forgery, and tax evasion Heber Jentzsch, taxes
June 4, 1988 Scientology Not Tax-Exempt San Jose Mercury News: Scientology Not Tax-Exempt taxes
June 4, 1988 Headline: High Court Rejects Scientology Tax Break St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch: Headline: High Court Rejects Scientology Tax Break taxes
May 17, 1988 US Supreme Court refuses appeal by Church of Scientology to review decision that stripped it of tax-exempt status from 1970 thro San Francisco Chronicle: US Supreme Court refuses appeal by Church of Scientology to review decision that stripped it of tax-exempt status from 1970 through 1972 taxes
April 19, 1988 Group Wants Church Tax Suit Kept Alive (brief mention of Scientology) taxes
November 11, 1987 Privacy Of Income-Tax Forms Upheld High Court Disagrees With Kennedy (brief mention of Scientology) taxes
November 11, 1987 Justices Uphold IRS On Tax-Return Secrecy (brief mention of Scientology) taxes
November 11, 1987 US Supreme Court rejects appeal by the Church of Scientology to obtain government tax records San Francisco Chronicle: US Supreme Court rejects appeal by the Church of Scientology to obtain government tax records taxes
November 11, 1987 Court Backs Limited Access To Tax Returns (brief mention of Scientology) taxes
November 11, 1987 Tax Data Secrecy Upheld Wichita Eagle-Beacon: Tax Data Secrecy Upheld taxes

taxes in the News

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October 14, 1997 Scientologist Mary Frances, Bob Minton, doesn't, critics Scientologist Mary Frances telephones Bob Minton and threatens him with further harassment if he doesn't stop funding Scientology critics. "She indicated that $cientology was prepared to start attacking me on or in a number of areas unless I stopped giving financial support to their enemies. The areas of possible attack conveyed to me were: Family, Children, Ex-wife, Ex-business partners, State and Federal taxes, Mental Health, Drugs, Paying picketers." Bob Minton, taxes
June 26, 1995 Tax Analysts, IRS-settlement Tax Analysts releases a press release covering their attempts to get information about the secret IRS-Scientology settlement. taxes
September 5, 1989 Jody Darling, Scientologist Albert Jaquier, (two, ago), $200,000, Jaquier. In it Jody Darling faxes fellow Scientologist Albert Jaquier, acknowledging the receipt (two weeks ago) of $200,000 from Jaquier. In it, he proposes paying interest owed on the loan as a "business consulting fee," thus evading taxes. Albert Jaquier, taxes
September 24, 1984 U.S. Tax Court, tax-exempt, Church, Scientology 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. taxes
December 14, 1979 pays $126,753, - Pinellas County, -, 1976, 1977 Scientology pays $126,753 in back taxes - Pinellas County property - marking the end of its long legal fight over taxes for 1976 and 1977. taxes
July 19, 1978 Pinellas Circuit Court, $50,000, 1976 The church files notice that it will appeal the Pinellas Circuit Court decision that it must pay about $50,000 in county property taxes for 1976. taxes
April 28, 1978 Judge Fogle, 1976, taxes., Fogle, Scientologists didn't, 1976, group Judge Fogle decides Scientology is a religion but rules it must pay its 1976 property taxes. Fogle also rules that the Scientologists didn't provide enough information about their 1976 income for him to decide whether they are a nonprofit group. taxes
April 18, 1978 Circuit Judge Harry W. Fogle, tax-exempt status, Pinellas County, money., He, income Circuit Judge Harry W. Fogle rules that to be considered for tax-exempt status, the church must tell Pinellas County how it spends its money. He says the church need not reveal the sources of its income. taxes
December 28, 1977 tax-exempt, Clearwater, time The church files suit seeking tax-exempt status for its Clearwater property holdings for the second time. taxes
September 2, 1977 properties The church is denied tax exemptions on their two downtown properties. taxes