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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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Compensation-Setting: Aligning Church Priorities with Market Realities

Compensation-Setting: Aligning Church Priorities with Market Realities

Steps any church can take to set fair, consistent compensation packages.
The Right Way to Handle Wage Classifications

The Right Way to Handle Wage Classifications

Properly applying the Fair Labor Standards Act to church employees.

Tax Calendar

Important deadlines for churches and ministers

Semiweekly requirements, September/October 2018

If your church reported withheld taxes of more than $50,000 during the most recent lookback period ...

Monthly requirements, September/October 2018

If your church reported withheld taxes of $50,000 or less during the most recent lookback period ...

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
ChurchSalary

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Understanding Wage and Hour Laws

Understanding Wage and Hour Laws Subscriber access only

Learn about the Fair Labor Standards Act and how it applies to churches.
Essential Guide to Money for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Money for Church Boards  Subscriber access only

Church board members should have a basic understanding of these financial issues.