Politics And The Church

Church Law and Tax Group.


This short e-book outlines IRS standards for congregations to be politically active and maintain their tax-exempt status.


provides the tax and legal guidelines faith-based organizations need to know before jumping into the political fray

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders



Practical Applications

  • Understand the legal guidelines for your congregation to be politically involved and not lose your tax-exempt status.
  • Share this document with your social action team to ensure that you comply with IRS standards.

About the Contributor

Aaron Spiegel

Aaron is a rabbi, author, and president of the Synagogue Studies Institute. He formerly directed the CRG and information technology at the Center for Congregations.

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