Category Archives: IRS

Garcia Lawsuit – Scientology is a Fraud

May 2, 2017 – Tony Ortega covered the latest in the Luis and Rocco Garcia fraud case (http://tonyortega.org/2017/05/02/judge-whittemore-puts-his-foot-down-scientology-cough-up-those-phone-numbers/) In 2013, Luis and Rocco Garcia filed a fraud case against the Scientology organization, which had dunned them for hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Super Power building in Clearwater, Florida, including donations for a cross …

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Stacy Brooks Interview with Maria Pia Gardini

MY God.  I just heard of this video (an old one) based on a comment on Mike Rinder’s blog. I had not seen it before. It is almost 2 hours long, but well worth it if you want to hear step by step how they fleeced this well-intentioned and wealthy Scientologist of more than $2 M …

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What to Say When You Write Congress

Thank you to chukicita for your comment today on Tony Ortega’s Underground Bunker.  I am plagiarizing it in full – well said!  chukicita said: So it’s the second day of the New Year and in keeping with my New Year’s resolution, the second day I am writing to my elected officials. The letters will begin …

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Leah Remini’s Aftermath Storm

Make sure to watch Leah Remini’s 8 episodes of Scientology: The Aftermath – Tuesday nights on A&E.  It plays at 10 pm PST, 9 pm CST, and 10 pm EST.   More then 2 million people have already tuned in.  There have been 4 episodes so far, plus a bonus episode based on her Reddit …

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FLAG: IRS 990-T’S FOR 2008-2014

Please check out this new post from the Scientology Money Project – https://scientologymoneyproject.com/2016/09/27/flag-service-organization-fso-irs-990-ts-for-2008-2014/ “FLAG SERVICE ORGANIZATION (FSO) IRS 990-T’S FOR 2008-2014” The Scientology Money Project updated the Flag Service Organization (FSO) IRS 990-T’s to include tax years 2013 and 2014. Located in Clearwater, Florida “Flag” as it is called,  is the top moneymaking Org in the Scientology …

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IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt seeking applications

August 25, 2016 – from IRS IRS Seeks Applications for the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities More at https://www.irs.gov/uac/irs-seeks-applications-for-the-advisory-committee-on-tax-exempt-and-government-entities The Internal Revenue Service is seeking applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). The committee provides a venue for public input on relevant areas of tax administration. …

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Response from my Congressperson

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Call Your Congressperson!

Please call your representative to let them know your concerns about Scientology abusing its tax exempt status.  My representative said five calls a week is a huge amount!!! You can find out your representative at http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/  And please let me know if your Senator or Representative is listed below on one of the committees with jusridiction, and …

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Scientology Agreement with IRS

Scientology critics have identified a number of areas where Scientology is not in compliance with the agreement they signed in 1993.  Congress should investigate. I think this is the text of the Scientology agreement with IRS: https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dst/Cowen/essays/agreemnt.html I am not sure which areas are not in compliance but as I find out more I will post …

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