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Scientologists granted tax exemption by the U.S.

Title: Scientologists granted tax exemption by the U.S.
Date: Thursday, 14 October 1993
Publisher: New York Times
Author: Stephen Labaton
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WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 — The Government said today that it had agreed to grant a tax exemption to the Church of Scientology and more than 150 of its related corporations, ending one of the longest-running tax disputes in American history. "This puts an end to what has been an historic war," said Marty Rathbun, president of a Scientology organization that received a tax exemption. "It's like the Palestinians and the Israelis shaking hands." Officials at the Internal Revenue Service and the ... [Read the rest at]