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someone who collects taxes for the government

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15:33), Jesus' eating with sinners and tax collectors is not because He wants to become a sinner like them.
The ministry of finance, trade and industry is in charge for tax collection from all businesses operators, but local security agents have turned into tax collectors on streets, from shop to shop and establishing more road blocks without justification," he said.
The businessmen strongly called upon the government to urgently revise its proposal to give more powers to FBR officers and take measures for minimizing interaction between tax collectors & tax payers, which will give confidence to taxpayers and will ultimately lead to improved tax revenue for the country.
Fakhri Abu Diab, who heads the Committee for the Defense of Silwan, said residents clashed with police when they confronted the tax collectors, who were confiscating goods from shops and loading them onto trucks.
Jesus said the tax collector, not the Pharisee, would get closer to God, because "he who exalts himself will be humbled and he who humbles himself will be exalted".
In December 2007, real estate tax collectors staged an 11-day sit-in outside the Ministry of Finance which was opposed by the General Union.
In the gospel, tax collectors are moral outsiders and ritually unclean, as evidenced by the reading on conflict in community: "[I]f the offender refuses to listen even to the church, let such a one be to you as a Genthe and a tax collector" (Matthew 18:17).
When we think of biblical tax collectors, of course, we have to banish the thought of the IRS.
Each year tax collectors and circuit court clerks across the state conduct tax deed sales to collect unpaid ad valorem real property taxes.
Consequently, employers, who already are forced to serve as federal tax collectors (think withholding) are now to be forced to become de facto domestic spies as well.
The common view of tolerance is more like that of Elizabeth May of the Green Party of Canada who, in a discussion centred around 'gays' and lesbians, asserted that "we must be tolerant of everyone--Jesus sat down with tax collectors and prostitutes (TVO, Oct.
Insurers should expose these undercover levies because transparent taxes are better than sneaky taxes, and because insurance companies are lousy tax collectors.
THE economy is strong, pumping in huge revenues for state tax collectors, and that means two things:
We may find it too easy to identify with sinful tax collectors and too easy to vilify Pharisees.
Yet it was impossible for the bankrupt state to build infrastructure without tax money, which couldn't be collected in the western counties where shooting tax collectors was seen as simple Christian charity.