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Weekly Lessons, created and written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, give you a basic legal overview of essential topics based on staff or volunteer positions within a church.

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This Week's LessonWeek of October 13

The IRS Tax Guide for Churches - Part 5

Introduction

This lesson focuses on Part 5 of The IRS Tax Guide for Churches. You can review the Executive Summary to obtain the key points or read the Weekly Lesson for a more thorough presentation of this topic. Start by completing the following interactive quiz to test your knowledge.

A church owns a house adjacent to its parking lot. The house was purchased to accommodate future expansion. The church board decides to rent the house, and begins receiving monthly income. Is this income taxable?

Weekly Quiz

Instructions Click on the correct answer for each of the following questions.

Executive Summary

The IRS has issued a tax guide for churches that addresses a number of tax issues pertaining to both churches and ministers. The tax guide provides helpful information on a number of issues, but unfortunately it also perpetuates confusion on a few critical concerns. This is the fifth in a series ...

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