Churches Fight Atheist Lawsuit that Could Result in $1B in Taxes on Church Leaders

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(Worthy News) - For nearly six decades, religious leaders have enjoyed a housing tax exemption from the IRS.

But one atheist organization says no more. The Freedom From Religion Foundation is fighting to strip that tax break in a move that would mean churches across the country would be socked with almost $1 billion in new taxes.

Supporters say the provision, known as the "parsonage exemption," allows pastors, rabbis and others to live in the communities they serve. [ Source: CBN News (Read More...) ]

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