World Lutheran News Digest – Protecting Tax Exempt Status for Religious Nonprofits


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World Lutheran News (WLN) Digest LogoReligious nonprofit organization in Missouri have their tax status protected. However, a regulation from the Missouri Human Rights Commission and a Supreme Court ruling put that in jeopardy. It may well have been an oversight rather than intentional effort to strip the tax exempt status, but it was on the books. Some state legislators saw the danger, and they worked quietly behind the scenes to correct the situation. Senate Bill 43 passed the legislature and is awaiting the Governor’s signature. State Senator Bob Dixon was one of the legislators that saw the danger to religious nonprofits, and took action. Senator Dixon is today’s guest on WLND.

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