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Atheists View Lawsuit as Step Toward Reining in Church Tax Perks, Bloomberg Law

October 16, 2018

Morgan Lewis partner Alex Reid is quoted in a Bloomberg Law article about the Nonbelief Relief Inc. organization challenging filing exemption in federal court on the grounds of the First Amendment, after losing their tax-exempt status for neglecting to file information returns. Reid notes in the article that, “proving the IRS is violating the Establishment Clause will be difficult. The IRS uses a 15-factor test to determine whether an organization is considered a church for tax purposes.”

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