Ya well, under section 508(c)(1)(A) of the tax code, churches are exempt from applying to the IRS for tax exempt status, so...<quoted text>
Here's a thought, if the churches want to remain tax exempt, then they must meet the requirements of 501(c)(3) status.
One of those requirements is that they operate by using no more than 30% of funds received for operating costs and 70% goes to legitimate charity.
That is determined with a yearly audit.
Churches should be able to do that~/.
Holy fnck, I just belly laughed.