Ex Gloriavale member questions tax-free status
By Laura Mills – 04/10/2019
A former Gloriavale member wants to know how the Christian Community keeps its tax-free status, when she claims it is not meeting terms agreed to several years ago with the Charities Commission.
In 2015, the national spotlight went on Gloriavale with claims it was registered as a charity but not paying tax. At the same time, as concerns emerged about the alleged risk of sex abuse, the Department of Internal Affairs began investigating.