"The preparation of ministers’ tax returns presents a number of challenging issues that often are not well understood," writes Richard Hammar in "Avoiding Costly Tax-filing Mistakes." "This can lead to innocent mistakes, which in turn can lead to unexpected additional taxes in the event of an audit."
Church leaders can find help understanding these issues with Church Law & Tax's online articles and resources. Learn more about these by viewing the following five articles and a downloadable resource on church and clergy taxes—all free from now until the end of February.
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- “Top 3 Most Confusing Tax Issues for Clergy”
- “Understanding the Unrelated Business Income Tax”
- “What to Know About Withholding Payroll Taxes”
- “Avoiding Costly Tax-filing Mistakes”
- “The Pros and Cons of Tax Prep Software for Clergy”
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