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Catholic Church to be TAXED in Italy
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 11705783:MV8yMDE2NDA5XzMzODgzMTczXzU5N0FFMTk3] [b]Italy court blocks Church property tax[/b] 10/9/2012 [b]http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20121009/world/Italy-court-blocks-Church-property-tax.440274[/b] Italy’s Council of State rejected a decree yesterday aimed at ending an historic tax exemption for the Catholic Church, reigniting a heated debate which is being closely followed by EU watchdogs. In February, the government amended Italy’s property tax law to end the Church’s privileges amid rising calls for the Vatican to share in debt crisis sacrifices and in the face of intense scrutiny from the European Commission. But the Council of State, Italy’s highest ranking court for administrative litigation, said on Monday it was rejecting the decree for being “too heterogeneous” and going “beyond the competences” of a tax law. [b]Italy Will Not Tax Church Property[/b] [b]http://www.therightperspective.org/2012/10/10/italy-will-not-tax-church-property/[/b] 10/10/2012 Italy’s highest court threw out a historic decree on Monday, ending the tax exempt status of property owned by the Catholic Church. Rising calls from the European Commission and secular activists for the Vatican to share in Italy’s spiraling debt crisis forced the Italian government to amended the country’s property tax law last March, ending the Church’s tax-exempt privileges. [/quote]
link to rt.com
(So much for the idea that the Catholic church controls everything--It's the "International Bankers" who are determined to destroy Christianity. Then they'll use the formerly Christian nations to destroy Islam.)
Italy’s Catholic Church will be forced to pay taxes starting in 2013 after the EU pressured the country’s government to pass a controversial law stripping the Church of its historic property tax exemption.
The Catholic Church in Italy is excluded from paying taxes on its land if at least a part of a Church property is used non-commercially – for instance, a chapel in a bed-and-breakfast.
"The regulatory framework will be definite by January 1, 2013 – the start of the fiscal year – and will fully respect the [European] Community law," Italian premier Mario Monti's government said in a statement on Tuesday.
The move could net Italy revenues of 500 million to 2 billion euros annually across the country, municipal government associations said. The extra income from previously exempt properties in Rome alone – including hotels, restaurants and sports centers – could reach 25.5 million euros a year, La Repubblica daily newspaper reported.
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