Even after my pre-occupation with profit and loss, and my balancing act with balance sheets, with a resulting depreciation of my patience lately — he has a soft answer! It reminds me of how sweet and supportive he has always been to me through all my labors!!
And, of course, the very best way to save on taxes is to have more children, thus increasing your dependent exemptions!
If you want to live in America, you have to pay the piper, better known as the tax man! We won’t even get into the constitutionality of income taxes in this blog, but there are certain taxes that you have to pay — even while kicking and screaming! You might not agree with how they spend the money, but as law-abiding citizens we pay our taxes — albeit grudgingly.
Honesty and our Christian duty requires that we report our income and duly pay our taxes. However, I believe that it is bad stewardship to give one penny more to the government than is their due, that could instead be invested into godly programs or into our own children’s futures.