I’ve been thinking lately about barter and how it affects my annual increase. I don’t pay tithing on barter. I know quite a few other people who barter more than I and who probably don’t tithe it either.
For example, my wife exchanges babysitting with another woman every week. If they actually paid each other it would amount to about $50 per week. Now if my wife started making an extra $50 per week, I’d feel inclined to pay tithing on it. But since the babysitting is barter, I don’t think about tithing it (until now). (more…)