A wide range of legal, financial, and tax issues come into play in the area of pastoral retirement planning.
Wheaton Bible Church’s compensation philosophy blends a competitive approach with a focus on employee well-being and development.
Richard Hammar covers what church leaders should know—and anticipate—for the rest of 2022 and into 2023.
Current guidance suggests no—unless it is part of a fully developed and compliant self-insured health plan.
How to navigate the government’s $2.2 trillion stimulus plan responding to COVID-19’s economic fallout.
Since churches now must provide leave tied to coronavirus, this benefit may prove valuable.
Understand how to properly set this significant pastoral benefit.
Correctly report tax liability with this helpful reference guide.
Learn what common practices may expose senior pastors to substantial excise tax.
A detailed review of how these changes will benefit churches and staff.
New rules maintain the same tax-favored status for employer contributions toward a traditional group health plan.
Understanding what IRS Publication 15-B and IRC Section 132(a)(2) does and doesn’t say.
When nonexempt employees split their time between the two parts, overtime can occur.
Appellate court reverses lower court ruling, preserving valuable tax benefit.
Early planning can avoid IRS trouble—and provide well when retirement comes.
How some churches are responding.
Charitable contribution deductions are only available for donations of cash or property.
The Tax Court's "five-factor test" provides the answers.
What churches must know about employer reporting requirements, premium reimbursements.
Is there any way to reverse a previous decision to receive early benefits?