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Originally posted by CowPatty
reply to post by Loken68
Churches already play the part of helping the poor. Most churches have food pantries, donate clothing, money, education, etc for the poor.
Who are you going to tax? People who go to church or are you going to tax everyone and give it to the churches to help the poor.
President Obama defends his proposal to cut the tax deductions that wealthy Americans can claim for their charitable donations by arguing that the shift would not have an adverse effect on giving, but two independent analyses concluded that the proposal could result in a drop of as much as $3.87 billion for the already reeling nonprofit sector....