Radical Florida Pastor Faces IRS Troubles over Business Activities
A controversial Florida church whose pastor is known for his intemperate attacks on Islam and gay people is facing a series of Internal Revenue Service liens that total more than $100,000.
Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville attracted worldwide media attention in fall of 2010 when its pastor, Terry Jones, announced that he would publicly burn a Quran. Jones was in the media again more recently when he was tied to the makers of an anti-Islamic film that sparked riots in Egypt and a fatal attack on the U.S. embassy in Libya.
Jones is known to Americans United for another reason: In March of 2010, Americans United asked the IRS to investigate Dove World Outreach …
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Publication information: Article title: Radical Florida Pastor Faces IRS Troubles over Business Activities. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Church & State. Volume: 65. Issue: 10 Publication date: November 2012. Page number: 16. © 1999 Americans United for Separation of Church and State. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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