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November 8, 2000
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A fervently Orthodox American group wants parents of children attending yeshivas to be able to take a federal income tax deduction for the portion of their tuition payments that goes for religious instruction. Agudath Israel of America filed a brief in a case now before a U.S. appeals court arguing that since Congress amended the tax code in 1993, tax deductions for “intangible religious benefits” should apply to such tuition payments.

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