Posts Tagged ‘tax exempt’

Churches and charities may pay rates

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Christchurch city councillor Raf Manji, says he did not see why religious groups should be exempt from paying rates. Manji was a member of the working group that prepared a discussion paper released last week by Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ). The paper considers alternative funding options for councils as many are finding it increasingly difficult Read more

US Christian and pro-life groups targeted by IRS

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Several Christian and pro-life groups in the United States have alleged they were unlawfully targeted by the Inland Revenue Service in an apparent effort to curtail their activities. One of them, the Christian pro-life group Cherish Life Ministries, said it was told by an IRS agent that the organisation did not qualify for non-profit status Read more