Topics Tax status of religious organizations

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

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Religious organizations are granted a special status with regard to taxation. This may include exemptions from regular taxation of income or property.


Culture and Identity


church; secular

Survey Questions

  • Are religious organizations granted tax free status?