Scientologists Set For Heavenly Tax Cut - 2007-04-11

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F362.png Scientologists Set For Heavenly Tax Cut April 11, 2007, Rachel Pegg, The Argus

The organisation was turned down for charitable status in 1999 because the Charity Commission ruled scientology was not a religion in English charity law.

Graeme Wilson, the director and spokesman for the Church of Scientology in England and Wales, said it had not decided whether to reapply.

But he said some UK bodies had already recognised scientology as a religion, including the City of London last October when it granted the Church charitable rates relief.

He said: "Over the years there have been many official recognitions of scientology's religiosity throughout Europe, including in Britain.

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{{cite news | first = Rachel | last = Pegg | title = Scientologists Set For Heavenly Tax Cut | url = | work = The Argus | date = April 11, 2007 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}