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Jesus has to pay the price for this in terms of being perceived as "a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners" (Mt 11:19).
At its seventh session held in Rumbek, 17 members passed the vote against four, authorizing the local government ministry to deal with illegal tax collectors.
Rather than disbanding when the government conceded to their demands (awarding them pay rises of over 325 percent) tax collectors began collecting signatures in support of the formation of a free union.
Jesus is frequently accused of eating or associating with tax collectors and sinners (Matthew 11:19, Mark 2:15-16, Luke 5:30, Luke 7:34), but many of us assume that prostitutes appear more often, as though "prostitute" were a synonym for "sinner.
In Jewish terms, tax collectors were "unclean": not invited to dinner, not welcome in the synagogue, and not to be touched at the risk of sharing their contamination.
2) The tax collector must search the county's official real estate records to identify legal title holders of record, mortgagees, and other persons who are entitled to receive notice that their property is about to be sold for unpaid taxes.
We are accustomed to a Jesus who opposes the Pharisees and who befriends tax collectors and sinners.
Davidson County, one of the fastest-growing areas of the frontier, originally refused to join the Franklin cause, since the area's remoteness precluded bother from North Carolina tax collectors and (more important) its land grants were issued from across the mountains.
Bonuses, a figure watched closely by both real estate brokers and tax collectors, are expected to rise substantially in 2003.
Tax collectors speak at schools and distribute a board game on which players must fulfill tax obligations to advance.
Here, you'll find links to county assessors, recorders and tax collectors in California and other states.
The debtors listed owe more than $5,000 each, have a bill that's more than 90 days overdue, and have not responded to letters and calls from state tax collectors.