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USCCB again calls for repeal of new federal ‘parking lot tax’ on churches, nonprofits

December 12, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: “A little-noticed provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would tax parking and transit benefits provided by nonprofit organizations and churches,” the US Conference of Catholic Bishops noted in November. The Treasury Department has softened the blow this tax year; the USCCB welcomed the move but renewed its call for the new tax’s repeal.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Dec. 12, 2018 5:52 PM ET USA

    Let me get this straight. The "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" would do the opposite of cutting taxes on tax-exempt organizations: this Act imposes new taxes where they did not exist before. Did government just get larger or smaller because of this "cost cutting" measure? Seems like another example of legislative double speak.

  • Posted by: dover beachcomber - Dec. 12, 2018 11:28 AM ET USA

    Glad to hear that the US bishops are energized and determined about **something**. But then, the issue is money, so perhaps I shouldn’t be surprised.