Would you buy a used car from this man? Scientology and refunds - a primer - 2015-10-19

F347.png Would you buy a used car from this man? Scientology and refunds - a primer October 19, 2015, Tony Ortega, Underground Bunker

We always enjoy Jeffrey Augustine's explorations of Scientology's own internal rules and documents in order to explain how it really works. In this case, he exposes how Scientology is violating the promises it made the IRS regarding refund requests by its members. And if that's the case, it should put Scientology's tax exempt status into question. The best part? Former members who have been locked out of refunds may be in the best position to get the IRS to act. We'll let Jeff explain...

In its third series of responses to the IRS in support of its application for tax exemption, the Church of Scientology complained in 1992 that it was misunderstood and not being treated fairly. In the paragraph below, the Church says that giving refunds, for example, may appear to seem "commercial," but they are an important part of getting feedback from members...

The church went on to explain that this vital source of feedback was divided into two types — "refunds" made to those unhappy with a service, and "repayments" for those who had banked money for future courses but then changed their minds...

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