Title

What John Oliver Got Wrong (and Right) About Churches and Taxes

Document Type

Blog Post

Publication Date

9-3-2015

Abstract

One of the reasons I like “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” is that it usually gets its law right. I was therefore looking forward to its piece on churches, especially since I had talked on background with Oliver’s staff and so knew it was coming. The piece was as funny as I expected, but unfortunately it also struck a few false legal notes that are worth clarifying.

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