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Details of Romney's giving to Mormon church in tax returns, showing he tithed $4M in 2 years
Mitt Romney's newly released tax returns provide more than an accounting of the Republican presidential candidate's remarkable personal wealth. The documents also give a rare glimpse into tithing to the Mormon church by one its most prominent members.
Romney reports he will give a total of $4.13 million to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over two years as part of his overall charitable donations.
He reported income of about $43 million for the two years. Separately, over the past decade, Romney and his wife have given more than $4.7 million to the denomination through a multimillion-dollar trust the couple leads.
The LDS church famously seeks a high level of commitment from its members ' in prayer, study, service to others and charity.