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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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Making Sense of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Making Sense of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Subscriber access only

What tax law changes mean for church employees and donors.
Richard Hammar Reviews Top 10 Tax Changes

Richard Hammar Reviews Top 10 Tax Changes Subscriber access only

What to know for 2018 filing and 2019 compliance.

Tax Calendar

Important deadlines for churches and ministers

April 30, 2019

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

April 29, 2019

Churches hiring their first nonminister employee between January 1 and March 31, 2019, may exempt ...

What Are the Consequences for Pastors Who Don’t File Tax Returns?

What Are the Consequences for Pastors Who Don’t File Tax Returns?

Some ministers incorrectly believe they are exempt from taxation.
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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Juvenile Offenders in the Church

Juvenile Offenders in the Church Subscriber access only

How to protect children from juveniles who sexually abuse other children.
Politics and the Church

Politics and the Church Subscriber access only

Tax and legal guidelines faith-based organizations need to know before jumping into the political fray.