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Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by PAGAN9JA(m): 1:08pm On Jul 13, 2014
How many of you are willing to stand up against the draining of our Nation's Wealth by these foreign Religious bodies?

churches collect money from the Nigerian common man to feed to pastors material desires, big manshions, private jets, etc.

Tithe money from churches is sent to foreign western country like the vatican to FIll Their Coffers.

This is the Money of the Nigerian Common Man.


Meanwhile, zakat money is being used to fund terrorist activities abroad, boko haram , al qaeda, etc.


And apart from this all, Our money is being used by these orgainzations to build more religious structures TAX FREE on prime property land; the opportunity cost of which could be used to build schools , hospitals, business outlets, Community Centres, etc.

Taxation of Religious bodies can increase the Government Revenues and make our Government Coffers richer. This money could then be used for development of Nigeria and Standard People's Progressive issues, etc.



Also needed to be abolished is the Pilgrimage subsidy to foreign nations by muslims/christians.
Or else even Pagans/Traditionalists must get Pilgrimage subsidies or atleast shrine construction subsidies and atheists must also get some form of Scientific Pilgrimage subsidy to foreign Scientific/Technology Forums, etc. (which will benefit the Nation)

If you are for this petition , copy this onto the reply below " I "username" as a Nigerian Citizen, wish the Nigerian Government elected by me to Tax Religious Bodies in the Nation. "


The Gods Bless Nigeria! cool

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 1:11pm On Jul 13, 2014
Its like taking monies from the Pastors purses and putting into the Politicians pockets.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by PAGAN9JA(m): 1:11pm On Jul 13, 2014
I PAGAN9JA as a Nigerian Citizen, wish the Nigerian Government elected by me to Tax Religious Bodies in the Nation.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 1:11pm On Jul 13, 2014
You miss road.
Someone brought it up at the Confab, but it was rejected immediately.
Besides, Nigeria is corrupt, even if it was implemented it would be more money to be looted by the ogas at the top.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by PAGAN9JA(m): 1:13pm On Jul 13, 2014
Billyonaire: Its like taking monies from the Pastors purses to the Politicians pockets.

Better politicians then pastors.

Politicians are elected representatives of the Nigerian public.

Our Leaders represent our votes and public choice.

We should think twice before casting the vote.

OR if not, then the common man should take a more active role in Politics.

stop this cribbing.

They are "Oga @ the top" because we brought them up there and installed them on the throne.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by datguru: 1:13pm On Jul 13, 2014
Why on earth should that be done? For me, it means the government are stealing from God

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by PAGAN9JA(m): 1:15pm On Jul 13, 2014
datguru: Why on earth should that be done? For me, it means the government are stealing from God


your pastor is not a God.

Wake Up.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 1:18pm On Jul 13, 2014
PAGAN9JA:

Better politicians then pastors.

Politicians are elected representatives of the Nigerian public.

Our Leaders represent our votes and public choice.

We should think twice before casting the vote.

OR if not, then the common man should take a more active role in Politics.

stop this cribbing.

They are "Oga @ the top" because we brought them up there and installed them on the throne.
You have succeeded in making zero sense.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by PAGAN9JA(m): 1:24pm On Jul 13, 2014
Billyonaire: You have succeeded in making zero sense.

You dont want to see sense. undecided

COntinue paying your extortion money.



This thread is clearly not for you.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by mmsen: 1:29pm On Jul 13, 2014
I would propose a 99% tax rate with all proceeds going towards an improved network of public libraries, universal health care and health education.

Those three improvements alone would negate the need and dependence on religious groups.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 1:39pm On Jul 13, 2014
mmsen: I would propose a 99% tax rate with all proceeds going towards an improved network of public libraries, universal health care and health education.

Those three improvements alone would negate the need and dependence on religious groups.
Good suggestion, but do you think this can be implemented successfully in Nigeria?
All the money wey dem get since, nko?
What of the subsidy they removed from fuel that was to be used to develop Nigeria. Them no loot everything finish? sad

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by mmsen: 1:43pm On Jul 13, 2014
Apatheist:
Good suggestion, but do you think this can be implemented successfully in Nigeria?
All the money wey dem get since, nko?
What of the subsidy they removed from fuel that was to be used to develop Nigeria. Them no loot everything finish? sad

A greater appreciation of literacy should lead to more curiosity and understanding of the political system. This in turn should lead to greater citizen involvement.

Once the people are aware that the theft can only continue of they allow it then things should change.

Even if in the beginning the current Nigerian way of doing things leads to some of that money going where it shouldn't go there will still be enough in the system to effect change.
Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 1:58pm On Jul 13, 2014
mmsen:

A greater appreciation of literacy should lead to more curiosity and understanding of the political system. This in turn should lead to greater citizen involvement.
only a handful like reading, or are curious. African tradition is very conservative. Anything new is seen as a threat, people do not want to know about the world. This is a comment from the Black hole thread:
the universe is increasing rapidly,we know little about it and I believe the creator want our knowledge to be limited,cuz na this ITK make eve go chop apple now see wetin we de suffer,lets leave black hole and instead fill the hole in our heartS
With comments like that, how can we appreciate literacy.

Once the people are aware that the theft can only continue of they allow it then things should change.

This is the Resource Curse
It is from our excess resources. Nigeria was doing fine till we discovered oil. People think that since we have oil, the money will never finish, and don't care. We don't even have a sophisticated tax system. I tire for this country.

Even if in the beginning the current Nigerian way of doing things leads to some of that money going where it shouldn't go there will still be enough in the system to effect change.
Yes, maybe. But we both know they can't implement it. Maybe in a dictatorship.
Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by mmsen: 2:04pm On Jul 13, 2014
Apatheist: only a handful like reading, or are curious. African tradition is very conservative. Anything new is seen as a threat, people do not want to know about the world. This is a comment from the Black hole thread: With comments like that, how can we appreciate literacy.

Nigeria is conservative but there is a pack mentality. People do not want to miss out on whatever the next big thing is - this was true of xtianity and can also be true of a greater literacy culture. They may not appreciate it now but if it is seen as a means for personal fulfilment independent of any large money grabbing institution then I believe that people will see the benefit.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by PAGAN9JA(m): 2:06pm On Jul 13, 2014
the universe is increasing rapidly,we know little about it and I believe the creator want our knowledge to be limited,cuz na this ITK make eve go chop apple now see wetin we de suffer,lets leave black hole and instead fill the hole in our heartS

grin
Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 2:09pm On Jul 13, 2014
mmsen:

Nigeria is conservative but there is a pack mentality. People do not want to miss out on whatever the next big thing is - this was true of xtianity and can also be true of a greater literacy culture. They may not appreciate it now but if it is seen as a means for personal fulfilment independent of any large money grabbing institution then I believe that people will see the benefit.
Hopefully this happens soon.
Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 2:10pm On Jul 13, 2014
PAGAN9JA:

grin
I vex when I read am, I no know make I cry or make I laugh.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by LyfeJennings(m): 2:52pm On Jul 13, 2014
Y
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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Onlinebizexpert(m): 2:53pm On Jul 13, 2014
if JESUS can pay tax, who born the church make them no pay tax angry
angry



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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 2:54pm On Jul 13, 2014
Tithe might be increased to 50% if that happens shocked

Remember the money will be taken from the poor

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by saasala(m): 2:57pm On Jul 13, 2014
Yes they should. Soon churches will begin selling shares on Nigerian stock exchange. I came across a post where TB Joshua talks about how to identify a fake pastor, question is, is TB Joshua not fake? Read it here: http://www..com/prophet-tb-joshua-how-to-identify-a-fake-pastor/

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by NwaNimo1(m): 2:57pm On Jul 13, 2014
HELL YES!!!!

80% OFF ALL THEIR INCOME SHOULD BE TAXED - AND THEN USED TO FEED TO POOR FOOLS THEY FLEECED.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 3:00pm On Jul 13, 2014
Billyonaire: Its like taking monies from the Pastors purses and putting into the Politicians pockets.
what is MONIES??plural of MONEY is MONEY...cos of dis u ve said..i wont collect tax again from dem....lols

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Rilwayne001: 3:01pm On Jul 13, 2014
undecided mosque exempted though, cus mosque isnt a business outlet like the church..

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by publicenemy(m): 3:01pm On Jul 13, 2014
they should pay tax...They are the bggest business centers in Nigeria.

If a child hawking pure water in the market is meant to pay tax by buying ticket why cant a pastor with private jets?

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 3:03pm On Jul 13, 2014
Yes,they are making profit na..

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by EfemenaXY: 3:03pm On Jul 13, 2014
PAGAN9JA: How many of you are willing to stand up against the draining of our Nation's Wealth by these foreign Religious bodies?

churches collect money from the Nigerian common man to feed to pastors material desires, big manshions, private jets, etc.

Tithe money from churches is sent to foreign western country like the vatican to FIll Their Coffers.

This is the Money of the Nigerian Common Man.


Meanwhile, zakat money is being used to fund terrorist activities abroad, boko haram , al qaeda, etc.


And apart from this all, Our money is being used by these orgainzations to build more religious structures TAX FREE on prime property land; the opportunity cost of which could be used to build schools , hospitals, business outlets, Community Centres, etc.

Taxation of Religious bodies can increase the Government Revenues and make our Government Coffers richer. This money could then be used for development of Nigeria and Standard People's Progressive issues, etc.



Also needed to be abolished is the Pilgrimage subsidy to foreign nations by muslims/christians.
Or else even Pagans/Traditionalists must get Pilgrimage subsidies or atleast shrine construction subsidies and atheists must also get some form of Scientific Pilgrimage subsidy to foreign Scientific/Technology Forums, etc. (which will benefit the Nation)

If you are for this petition , copy this onto the reply below " I "username" as a Nigerian Citizen, wish the Nigerian Government elected by me to Tax Religious Bodies in the Nation. "


The Gods Bless Nigeria! cool

Sounds good to me.

mmsen: I would propose a 99% tax rate with all proceeds going towards an improved network of public libraries, universal health care and health education.
Those three improvements alone would negate the need and dependence on religious groups.

Even better.

Creating awareness is the first crucial step.

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by priscaoge(f): 3:03pm On Jul 13, 2014
Give to Ceaser what belongs to Ceaser and give God what belongs to Himundecidedundecidedundecided







With d rate they are buying private jets n expensive cars,YES they should!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 3:03pm On Jul 13, 2014
saasala: Yes they should. Soon churches will begin selling shares on Nigerian stock exchange.
Lmfao grin
Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 3:03pm On Jul 13, 2014
Nigerian religious bodies should be taxed because they have become business ventures. lipsrsealed angry

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by plainmirror(m): 3:04pm On Jul 13, 2014
Religious bodies should make returns and provide tax clerance certificate from which revenue is generated for the betterment on citizens.


Most of em garner fat income from tithes, sow of seed, offerings and donations yet they best they could do is establish glorified secondary school and make parents/guardians spend huge amounts on tuition fee.

Enough is enough !

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Re: Nairaland Petition To Tax Religious Bodies by Nobody: 3:05pm On Jul 13, 2014
Every Nigerian should learn to say Fuk God and Pastors!

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