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Why would a religious person get involved in lobbying on tax policy? Tax policy is not just a political issue; it is also a moral issue.
Signs of the Times: Like everyone else, the bishops support tax reform as long as it does not touch them. The popular definition of tax reform is anything that cuts my taxes and raises somebody else's.
Churches would gain the right to endorse political candidates and still retain their tax-free status under a provision in House Republicans' tax overhaul plan.
Tax policy is not a simple matter. Still, Congress is trying to simplify the tax code to deliver on President Donald Trump's campaign promise to cut taxes for the middle class.