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Religious institutions: October 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • October 9 2014

Church splits and property disputes are not new, but they have certainly grown in number in recent years. In the seminal case on church property

Religious institutions: August 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

The IRS allegedly has a procedure in place for "signature authority" to initiate a church tax investigation or examination, subject to an independent

Religious institutions update: July 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. that an existing contraceptive coverage mandate violates the Religious Freedom

Religious institutions update: April 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

Does a closely held for-profit corporation have a constitutionally or statutorily protected right to exercise religion under the Free Exercise Clause

Religious institutions: March 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2014

Under state and federal law, "whistleblowers" are a protected class and a broader category of persons than intuitively you might guess. When we

Religious institutions update: January 2014

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2014

On the heels of controversy surrounding the Internal Revenue Service's treatment of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status, the Treasury

Religious institutions update: December 2013

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2013

A federal district court has ruled unconstitutional one of the most important tax benefits available to ministers: the minister's housing allowance

Religious institutions update: November 2013 - timely topics

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

Diminished donations have led many faith-based organizations to become more creative about increasing revenue. Sometimes these organizations look

Religious institutions update: October 2013 - key cases

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2013

In Banks v. St. Matthew Baptist Church, No. 27317, 2013 WL 5348387 (S.C. Sept. 25, 2013), the court held that allegedly defamatory statements that a

Religious institutions update: AugustSeptember 2013

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2013

On August 2, 2013, the White House's Office of Management and Budget issued a memorandum instructing federal agencies to take steps