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Rabbis Must Pay Income Tax when Transferring Post, Polish Court Rules

November 1, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Rabbis and shochtim who sell their posts must pay an income tax. according to a decision of the Polish Supreme Court.

The court ruled in a case under consideration that because the positions given to the rabbis and schochtim provide a personal income, the transfer does not constitute a religious action but is purely a commercial transaction.

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