San Francisco archdiocese loses appeal of tax assessment
Catholic World News - December 01, 2009
The Archdiocese of San Francisco faces a $14 million tax bill, after a city appeals board rejected a Church appeal of property-transfer tax assessments. The archdiocese had argued that the transfer taxes-- ordinarily imposed when property changes hands-- should not be applied, because the archdiocese was merely reconfiguring assets among different Church-controlled corporations.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($32,869 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!