New IRS Rule Seems to Violate the First Amendment by Denying Tax-Exempt Status to Drug Policy Reform Groups https://reason.com/blog/2018/11/28/new-irs-rule-seems-to-violate-the-first
That’s quite a name for a Church….
A very interesting post by Peter J Reilly (Forbes) , quoted also by Dean Paul Caron (TaxProf Blog) ; I’m not an expert on this area of the law, but Dean Caron is. The Reilly post is chock full of details both on the underlying political controversy between pro-transgender and anti-transgender radical feminists and on the tax issues; read the whole thing.
In 2015, IRS agents strode into a Dallas wedding boutique, shut it down, and sold the entire inventory in just four hours to recoup alleged unpaid taxes. Now, the former owners are seeking financial compensation. They have filed a $2 million lawsuit , alleging multiple IRS rule violations and acts of impropriety.