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Gain valuable understanding of how unique, and often confusing, tax laws apply to churches and clergy, plus timely information on how to comply.

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Setting Pay Packages for Pastors

Setting Pay Packages for Pastors Subscriber access only

Why churches need to get three tax issues right with compensation.
Understanding the 2017 Tax Season

Understanding the 2017 Tax Season Subscriber access only

Ten tax-related developments that churches and ministers should know.

Tax Calendar

Important deadlines for churches and ministers

April 30, 2017

Churches with nonminister employees (or one or more ministers who report their federal income taxes ...

April 29, 2017

Churches hiring their first nonminister employee between January 1 and March 31, 2017, may exempt ...

Tax Topics
  • Church Expenses
    Receipts, reimbursements, mileage, IRS audits
  • Church Income
    Charitable contributions, Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT), sales taxes, restricted gifts
  • Clergy
    Exemptions, filing tax returns, housing allowance, definitions, withholdings, penalties, audit risk, estimated taxes, Social Security reporting requirements, taxable income, love gifts, retirement gifts
  • Exemption
    501(c)(3), property tax, sales tax, political activity
  • Payroll & Benefits
    Taxable and nontaxable
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