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Scientologists Set For Heavenly Tax Cut

Title: Scientologists Set For Heavenly Tax Cut
Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2007
Publisher: The Argus (UK)
Author: Rachel Pegg
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Scientology could be officially recognised as a religion in the UK following a ruling in the European Court of Human Rights. The decision, won by a law team led from East Grinstead, could mean the Charity Commission will have to recognise the controversial Church of Scientology as a bona fide religious group. This would give it access to a series of tax breaks and potentially hundreds of thousands of pounds in taxpayers' money through Gift Aid. The European Court ruled the ... [Read the rest at]