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Clergy housing tax exemption upheld…for now

Earlier this week, A Federal Appeals Court in Chicago dismissed a case brought by the Freedom From Religion Foundation challenging the tax exemption for clergy housing.  This reversed the decision of US District Judge Barbara Crabb who had ruled the exemption unconstitutional in 2013.  The decision of the Appeals Court to overturn Crabb’s ruling was not based on the merits of the case, but because they found the Foundation had no standing to file the case in the first place.

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