The tax authorities’ blade is fierce for the Shincheonji, Church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony (hereinafter referred to as Sincheonji.) It was verified on the first that the National Income tax Service launched an intense tax analysis into 12 branches of Sincheonji distributed nationwide in late April, and lately released a income tax investigation into the Ca Zion Church.
California Zion Church is not only the greatest Church within the United States, but can also be famous because of its missionary work, primarily on college campuses. Based on the inspection agency, the Seoul Regional Tax Office, that is performing a income tax investigation to the chairman Lee Man-hee as well as the Shincheonji Church in Korea, released an in-depth income tax analysis to the Ca Zion Church in the midst of recently.
The income tax investigation of California Zion Church will be completed till the center of this 30 days. Some are spending keen focus on the main reason why the Nationwide Income tax Services has released a tax analysis into Sincheonji churches located overseas, as well as the 12 Sincheonji branches distributed in Korea.
“We realize that this has been months since the National Income tax Services launched a tax investigation in to the chairman Lee Guy-hee and also the Shincheonji Church,” a law practice established said on problem of anonymity. “It is extremely likely that this federal government started an investigation after finding uncertain money from church buildings found abroad.”
The official added, “In the case of spiritual companies, it is difficult to prove even if they remitted money abroad within the name of missionary or missionary activities in Korea, but the chance of overseas income tax evasion should not be eliminated if the person purchases property or trusts it unlawfully with all the cash.”
Meanwhile, in late Apr, the National Income tax Services delivered about 200 agents from the Seoul Regional Tax Office’s 4th Bureau of Analysis to Shincheonji churches in Seoul, Gyeonggi Region and across the country without having previous notice and transferred relevant data for the tax investigation.
Chairman Guy-hee Lee (89) of the Shincheonji Church of Christ, who was arrested on charges of disturbing the government’s anti–coronavirus activities, apologized for the general public yet again in attendance in the wbgwwa personal trial preparation time.
In the initially trial preparation day for this particular case kept around the third at the listening to of Suwon Area Law Illegal Department 11 (Judge Kim Mi-kyung), Chairman Lee stated, “I apologize for leading to health concerns to individuals.” So long as this allows, I will be faithful towards the trial.”