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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 2 months ago

Isn't theft a sin, isn't that why taxes should be considered a sin?

taxation without representation is a sin

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  • 2 months ago

    In the US, there is little taxation without representation.

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  • Liz
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    Paul gave three reasons for paying taxes. First, he spoke about the “wrath” of the governments in punishing lawbreakers. Second, he explained that a godly individual’s conscience would be adversely affected if he cheated on his taxes. Finally, he indicated that taxes are simply compensation for the services governments perform as “public servants.”—Romans 13:1-6.

    Source(s): jw.org
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  • Ralph
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    The fact of the matter: Yes, but we render what is Caesar's unto Caesar, but we render what is God unto God.

    Source(s): King James holy bible
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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    A person can battle unjust taxation using voting, political activism, the rosary and fasting.

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  • 2 months ago

    No, God tells us in Romans chapter 13 that we must be in obedience to all authority over us because those authorities exist from God. He puts them in control for our good and we are told that we MUST PAY TAXES, because those ministers of the Government are God's ministers attending to this very thing - therefore we are to pay taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs are due, fear to whom fear is due and honour to whom honour is due and those who resist the authority of God, RESIST the ordinance of God and those who resist WILL BRING DAMNATION UPON THEMSELVES (Romans 13: 1-7)

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    • Snowbird
      Lv 6
      2 months agoReport

      You didn't read my answer to the end Jennifer. I gave scripture - that if we RESIST those authorities (that means in any way whatsoever) we resist the ordinance of God & bring damnation upon ourselves (Romans 13: 2)

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  • 2 months ago

    No. The Apostle Paul exhorts the believers to pay taxes.

    "For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God’s servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer. Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.

    "This is also why you pay taxes, for the authorities are God’s servants, who give their full time to governing. Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor."

    Romans 13:4-7

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  • 2 months ago

    You have representation, you're simply too inept to avail yourself of it.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    You're forgetting the fact that governments can pass laws.  For example, they could pass a law making it totally legal for them to execute you on the spot.

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  • 2 months ago

    you mama, too, moron

    • Lv 4
      2 months agoReport

      oh witty comeback Einstein 

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  • Elise
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    Taxes are not theft you have to have them to have roads and stuff.

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