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Scientologists' Tax Break Cited in Suit Against I.R.S.

Title: Scientologists' Tax Break Cited in Suit Against I.R.S.
Date: Wednesday, 24 March 2004
Publisher: New York Times
Author: David Cay Johnston
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LOS ANGELES, March 21— A trial is to begin here on Wednesday morning to determine whether a Jewish couple can deduct the cost of religious education for their five children, a tax benefit they say the federal government has granted to members of just one religion, the Church of Scientology. The potential ramifications are huge, for a ruling in favor of the couple could affect the millions of Americans who send their children to religious schools of all types. At stake ... [Read the rest at]