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High court to rule on Scientology case

Title: High court to rule on Scientology case
Date: Tuesday, 18 October 1988
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a government appeal in a Los Angeles case involving the Church of Scientology in order to decide how far the Internal Revenue Service can go in obtaining and using confidential documents in tax-fraud inquiries. The government launched an investigation in 1984 of the tax returns of L. Ron Hubbard, the church's founder who died Jan. 24, 1986. The IRS said it suspected that millions of dollars in church funds were transferred to Hubbard ... [Read the rest at]