NJ Justices Revive Church Construction Site Tax Break Bid

Law360 (July 15, 2020, 7:03 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court on Wednesday revived a church's request for a property tax exemption for a warehouse in a year it underwent construction, saying the state's tax court did not fully consider evidence of exempt usage.

In a unanimous decision, the court found that there was evidence that the church, Christian Mission John 316, was wrongfully denied an exemption by the city of Passaic for the warehouse property in 2012 despite potential religious uses for the site.

The justices said the tax court wrongly granted summary judgment when the church's submissions supported its claim that there was actual exempt...

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