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“God may love a cheerful giver, but cheerful giving might raise eyebrows at the IRS. Susan Brown, 55 ofCincinnati, suspected that the IRS would come knocking at her door sooner or later. Susan is a tither-extrodinaire. “Years ago, when I became a believer, I made a decision that I would give 10 percent in tithe.” Even among Christian circles giving away 10 percent of your income, considered to be a minimum giving goal at least in theory, is very generous. After all, statistics show that most Christians hit closer to the two or three percent mark in their charitable giving….”