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If christians were to say to IRS that they pray and objects appear and sell them (without pay taxes) and they have the right not to pay taxes, no christian country will believe them.

But it is also a contradiction of give Caesar which is for Caesar (pay taxes) vs pray.

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No politician in America has the courage to challenge religions tax exempt status. That is America’s version of a sacred cow. 

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Interesting one from Australia. 

 

Don't these idiots realise that their own bible tells them to pay taxes?

 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jul/18/family-that-refused-to-pay-tax-because-it-was-against-gods-will-ordered-to-pay-23m

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Stupid that they did not realize that the Bible instructs the sheeple to pay taxes and obey rulers and lawmakers.

Selfish that they don't realize their taxes pay for the services they use.

Most states or countries demand too much $$ but not paying taxes altogether is not the best approach.

 

So, did they really expect the taxman to rollover and are they truly earnest in their beliefs or did they just make a feeble-minded attempt at bullshiting the courts?

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On 6/18/2020 at 8:23 PM, Skeptics said:

If christians were to say to IRS that they pray and objects appear and sell them (without pay taxes) and they have the right not to pay taxes, no christian country will believe them.

But it is also a contradiction of give Caesar which is for Caesar (pay taxes) vs pray.

 

I don't believe there is a concept of pay taxes OR pray as far as any legitimate religion goes.

The Bible clearly indicates paying taxes (and tithing by the way) are commanded. I'm too lazy to lookup the passages but they are easily found on the Interwebs.

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But if someone sell stolen goods and if caught say that God miraculously gived them, they cannot say that they have the right to sell them without pay taxes ?

Faith = no need for proof.

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On 6/18/2020 at 10:23 PM, Skeptics said:

But it is also a contradiction of give Caesar which is for Caesar (pay taxes) vs pray.

 

That's why Jesus rebuked the rich young ruler that called him Good Master by simply asking the Roman "why do you call me good, there is none good but Caesar."  

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The Establishment Clause of the 1st Amendment means that houses of worship are exempt from paying taxes and, in return, they refrain from political activity like telling their congregants how to vote in public elections. That's the trade-off. 

 

When someone tells you that they don't believe in the separation of church and state, ask them if their church has been paying its taxes.

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