Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Friday, February 23, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Black Church Tries to Head Off IRS Audit

WASHINGTON (CN) - Southern Faith Ministries sued Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to try to head off an IRS audit of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, one of the largest black churches in the country. The IRS notified the Georgia-based church of the impending audit in July 2006.

The church says audits of churches must be initiated by a high-ranking IRS official, and the tax officer in this case was not high enough on the IRS totem pole.

The church is represented in Federal Court by Christopher Rizek with Carlin & Drysdale.

Categories / Uncategorized

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.

Loading...