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Making Sense of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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

What tax law changes mean for church employees and donors.
What to Know About Tax Preparation Software for Pastors

What to Know About Tax Preparation Software for Pastors Member access only

Understanding the benefits and pitfalls of using tax programs for clergy.
Temporary Relief for Valuing Personal Use of Church-Owned Automobiles

Temporary Relief for Valuing Personal Use of Church-Owned Automobiles

Taking advantage of this relief affects the amount reported on Form W-2.
IRS Announces 2021 Mileage Rates

IRS Announces 2021 Mileage Rates

Church leaders can track and report mileage for proper reimbursement.
10 Recent Tax Developments Affecting Churches and Clergy in 2021
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10 Recent Tax Developments Affecting Churches and Clergy in 2021 Member access only

How new decisions, laws, and rules apply to tax-filing and record-keeping requirements.
Overview: Tax Developments of Note in 2021

Overview: Tax Developments of Note in 2021

Tax season is coming. Here's how to get prepared.
A Church’s Tax-Exempt Status Does Not Extend to Its Minister

A Church’s Tax-Exempt Status Does Not Extend to Its Minister

Tax court confirms imposition of substantial penalties on taxpayer who claimed he functioned as a church.
What the CARES Act Means for Churches and Church Staff

What the CARES Act Means for Churches and Church Staff Member access only

How to navigate the government’s $2.2 trillion stimulus plan responding to COVID-19’s economic fallout.
Top 3 Most Confusing Tax Issues for Clergy

Top 3 Most Confusing Tax Issues for Clergy Member access only

What new—and veteran—ministers and treasurers need to know to file taxes correctly and receive maximum tax benefits.
Another Option for Tax Preparation: Enrolled Agents

Another Option for Tax Preparation: Enrolled Agents

They cost less and are certified by the IRS. But they still need to be vetted before hiring.
Six Provisions from the SECURE Act Offer Greater Incentives to Save For Retirement

Six Provisions from the SECURE Act Offer Greater Incentives to Save For Retirement Member access only

A detailed review of how these changes will benefit churches and staff.
How to Prepare W-2s for Church Employees, Including Ministers

How to Prepare W-2s for Church Employees, Including Ministers Member access only

Help for completing these important forms.

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