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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Holy Land Experience, which doesn't pay any taxes, is having a massive estate sale this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 3:57 PM

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The Holy Land Experience, an amusement park that doesn't pay taxes because of a religion-related loop hole, is having a massive estate sale starting this Thursday. 

The Christian-themed park, owned by the Trinity Broadcast Network, is auctioning off motorcycles, thrones, costumes, pool tables, a giant fake snake, and all sorts of tacky crap. 



You can see the full list of items here

According to the Orlando Sentinel, over the past couple years the park has experienced a decrease in revenue when TBN stopped hosting live telethons to raise money, and subsequently stopped pumping cash into the park.  

This, combined with the death of TBN owners Paul Crouch and Jan Crouch, and embezzlement allegations surrounding the couple's granddaughter, have led the company to the point that they're now having a big-ass yard sale this weekend. 

"We have had to do some belt-tightening as well, which gives rise to the auctions and the closing of unprofitable gift stores," said company attorney John Casoria to the Sentinel.

Trinity Broadcast Network also announced that they would be closing gift shops in Tennessee and California.

Casoria told the paper that the amusement park–which, again, doesn't pay any taxes–isn't going anywhere, and is now retooling and refocusing for a younger audience. 

The auction runs from Thursday, July 21, through Saturday, July 23. Click here for more details. 

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