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Tax Inquiry:
The Ex-Files - Background Updates
Quentin McDermott
Four Corners
ABC
September 9, 2010

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Tax Laws Amendment (Public Benefit Test) Bill 2010 | September 2010
The Senate Committee Inquiry into the Tax Laws Amendment (Public Benefit Test) Bill 2010 has handed down its final report. The Senate inquiry heard from a number of former members of the Church of Scientology, some of whom appeared in the Four Corners report, which aired in March of this year.

The Committee's main recommendations are:

  • the establishment of an independent Charities Commission;
  • public benefit test for not-for-profit entities;
  • review of cults beyond taxation law;
  • working with Miviludes, a French government agency, and other international enforcement agencies tasked with monitoring cult-like organisations that use psychological pressure and breaches of general and industrial law to maintain control over individuals.

»Read the recommendations here.. [PDF 1Mb]

Watch the Four Corners report »"Scientology: The Ex-Files" online, including extended interviews with ex-Church members.

For information and support relating for parents and family members of loved ones caught up in abusive groups, visit the
»CIFS: Cult Information and Family Support website.

 

 


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