Hi
The government takes taxes and gives benefits for me, do i need to pay maser of the gross amount that the government pays me, or i can deduct what they took from me?
thank you

Answer:

One may deduct  taxes from his from his maaser accounting.

Sources:

See Pischei Tshuva, Yoreh Deah 259:1 in the name of the Chavos Yair. See also Shevet Halevi 5:133:4.

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