Tithe

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Tithe

Ten percent of one's income or production donated to a religious institution. Historically, one could pay a tithe in cash or in kind. In a few jurisdictions, tithes are enforced by law. More broadly, a tithe may refer to a religious donation, even if it is less than 10% of one's income.
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Table 5 shows that LDS members are in agreement that investments from the stock market should be tithed, with around three-quarters of respondents answering that such gains belong in the income base (question 6).
The majority of respondents would not deduct federal and state taxes before tithing their paychecks, and there is solid consensus that disability and unemployment benefits should be tithed.
Having received a sizable gift or inheritance does not seem to affect individuals' views of whether gifts and inheritances should be tithed.