24 Aperila 2019, Malua, Samoa. The Secretary General for the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (CCCS) has confirmed that the decision of the Church to reject income tax on church ministers cannot be tabled at the Church annual general conference (fonotele) until 2021. Church Ministers (faifeau) in Samoa have always been exempt from paying taxes […]
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National Council of Churches Intervenes on Faifeau Tax Issue
23 February 2019, Apia Samoa. Members of the National Council of Churches sought a meeting with the Government this week to discuss the issue of 20 EFKS church ministers facing charges relating to the newly imposed tax laws. During his weekly media programme Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr Sailele Malielegaoi said that the elders of the […]
Church Minister Shares Court Experience
The Vaiala Congregational Christian Church EFKS pastor, Reverend Iese Uele has shared his experience of having to stand in a court room and respond to charges following the EFKS Fonotele Conference decision to reject the Government tax reform that requires faifeaus to register and pay taxes on income received. Reverend Iese Uele is one of […]