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Sun Nov 4, 2018, 07:15 AM Nov 2018

Just think, if Mega Churches had to pay taxes to the state in which they hold services...

the money could go right into the state coffers to be used to really provide needed services to the poor and elderly, including healthcare. The amount of money churches and corporations DO NOT pay is staggering. The taxes don't have to go to the Federal governments but they should go to state and local governments where the congregants worship and pay tithes and offerings. Just a small percentage of the these gifts to charlatan preachers would go a long way to helping the poor. AFterall, that was the foundation of the church in the new testament...bringing tithes and offering to be used for the common good.

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Just think, if Mega Churches had to pay taxes to the state in which they hold services... (Original Post) allgood33 Nov 2018 OP
I think we should stop calling the mega churches malaise Nov 2018 #1
The governments would waste it Turbineguy Nov 2018 #2
church taxes Rover1 Nov 2018 #3
You're speaking to the choir. Funtatlaguy Nov 2018 #4
Church tax pamdb Nov 2018 #5


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3. church taxes
Sun Nov 4, 2018, 07:25 AM
Nov 2018

Church goers are most happy to freeload their costs onto others. Many communities have as many religious "church" exemptions than there are taxpayers. Obviously this is not good.

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