A “Creative” New Way To Tax Churches

The Columbus Dispatch has a story today (June 16, 2007) about a new tax imposed on churches in the guise of a $25 annual “permit fee” to allow a church (or other entity, though it’s difficult to imagine who else would use candles regularly) to hold candle light services.

The comments by the various local officials who are clearly uncomfortable and working very hard to “pass the buck” is telling.

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