Posts Tagged ‘Taxation’

Samoa church to continue defying govt tax law Comments 0

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Ministers from the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa will continue to refuse to pay taxes despite recently enacted laws compelling them to do so. The matter was not on the agenda for this year’s national conference which ended last week and the church says policy dictates that any resolution can only be revisited after three Read more

Israel suspends church property tax plan Comments 0

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Israel’s government has suspended Jerusalem’s church property tax plan. As a result major Christian denominations, including the Catholic Church, have promised to reopen the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. It had been closed for three days as a protest against the proposed taxation regime. The church – revered as the site where Jesus Read more

Jerusalem’s Church of Holy Sepulchre closed in tax protest Comments 0

Monday, February 26th, 2018

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has been closed in protest at Israeli tax policies which Christian leaders say unfairly target the Christian community. The Church is important to Christians as it was built where Jesus’s crucifixion is believed to have taken place. Read more Related Posts:Visitors crowd to see Jesus’s restored tombHoly Read more