Tithing vs. Taxes: Winner – Taxes!
Caught this interesting article in Forbes about a Mormon who hasn’t been paying his taxes. He’s currently trying to negotiate with the IRS the rate at which he will pay his back taxes. He wants to pay them at a pretty paltry $3,000 a month, claiming his lifestyle requires that he “survive” on $15,000 a month (I wish I could do that). His argument is contingent on his desire to pay his tithing BEFORE he pays back his taxes. The court basically told him:
No F*$%ing Way! Taxes first, buddy!