IRS Probes Huckabee Endorsement
Posted by madcap on February 15, 2008
Looks like The IRS is trying to do what they can before Mike shuts them down by instituting the Fair Tax!
BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) — Southern Baptist pastor Wiley Drake said Wednesday that he is being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service for his endorsement of GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee in a press release written on church stationery.
Under federal tax law, church officials may legally discuss politics, but they cannot endorse candidates or parties without putting their tax-exempt status at risk. Most who do so receive only a warning.
Drake, a prominent pastor in the Southern Baptist Convention, said he received a 14-page letter from the IRS on Feb. 7. Full story…