GRAPEVINE, Texas — Reversing an earlier decision, officials in Tarrant County, Texas, Dec. 21, 2005, said the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention’s (SBTC) office and property in Grapevine, Texas, would enjoy tax-exempt status. In 2004, the Tarrant Appraisal District denied the convention’s application for religious tax exemption on the grounds that the SBTC office building failed to meet standards of…
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