Should U.S. churches pay taxes? | The Tylt
After Twitter shamed millionaire televangelist Joel Osteen into opening the doors of his megachurch to Hurricane Harvey victims, some began to ask whether churches should pay taxes. One of the reasons churches in the U.S. maintain tax-exempt status is because they ostensibly provide charitable services to their communities. But many argue pastors like Osteen abuse the tax code for personal enrichment. What do you think? ⛪ 💸
Should U.S. churches pay taxes?
Victoria & I are praying for everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please join us as we pray for the safety of our Texas friends & family.— Joel Osteen (@JoelOsteen) August 26, 2017
Joel Osteen's mega-church is a tax shelter, not a storm shelter.— Juan, P.E. #RESIST❄️ (@jrivera64) August 29, 2017
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