The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Not a church?

Thirteen Ohio clergy asked the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the C Street Center, a Washington, D.C., boarding house used by some members of Congress that claims a tax exemption as a church.

Last year, the center's exemption was partially revoked when officials found that 66 percent of the house was taxable and the rest exempt.

None of the house should be tax-exempt, the clergy said in a letter to IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman.


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