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Calculating Maaser

שלום וברכה הרב שליט”א Following on from my previous question regarding maaser on an inheritance, my understanding is that there will be statutory tax to pay on the money and that the residue will have to be used for our own living expenses, subsidising breast cancer treatment for my wife and subsidising children and grandchildren. The Rav shelit”a should know that I will give tzedakah in any event, but do I have an obligation to specifically set aside a fixed sum calculated on the amount received or the balance that remains? If it’s calculated on the balance that remains, how do I calculate that? בברכת התורה!

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