Church Finance Today

July 2013
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Allocating a Housing Allowance

Allocating a Housing Allowance Member access only

It costs the church nothing and saves your pastor thousands. Are you taking advantage of the No. 1 tax benefit for clergy?


The Deductibility of Pastors' Business Expenses

The Deductibility of Pastors' Business Expenses Member access only

Tax Court addresses substantiation requirements for clergy taxes.

Too Late to Designate? Member access only

We failed to allocate a portion of our pastor's salary for housing. Is it too late to do so for this entire year?



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Child Sexual Abuse Response Plan

Child Sexual Abuse Response Plan Member access only

Put a plan into action to prevent child sexual abuse from happening in your church.
Medical Emergency Preparation

Medical Emergency Preparation  Member access only

Is your church ready for a medical emergency?