Payroll & Benefits

Taxable and nontaxable

Churches Can Once Again Reimburse Employee Health Care Costs

Churches Can Once Again Reimburse Employee Health Care Costs Member access only

New rules also maintain the same tax-favored status toward a traditional group health plan.
Q&A: Can We Give Additional Income to a Church Employee Who Opts Out of Our Medical Plan?

Q&A: Can We Give Additional Income to a Church Employee Who Opts Out of Our Medical Plan? Member access only

Increasing an employee’s paycheck in lieu of participation may jeopardize your medical insurance plan for all participants.
IRS Official: Expect More Church Audits Regarding ACA Compliance

IRS Official: Expect More Church Audits Regarding ACA Compliance Member access only

Many churches won’t be investigated, but here’s why your church should still verify it is compliant.
Q&A: How do we handle payroll and benefits for an employee with dual roles?

Q&A: How do we handle payroll and benefits for an employee with dual roles? Member access only

When nonexempt employees split their time between the two parts, overtime can occur.
When Churches Neglect Payroll Taxes

When Churches Neglect Payroll Taxes Member access only

Experts say this is an all-too-common problem—and one church leaders cannot ignore.
Is the Parking Lot Tax in Your Future?

Is the Parking Lot Tax in Your Future? Member access only

Use this four-step analysis to get the answer.
IRS Issues Interim Guidance, Special Rule Regarding 'Parking Lot Tax'

IRS Issues Interim Guidance, Special Rule Regarding 'Parking Lot Tax'

Agency says today’s action should provide relief for tax-exempt orgs, including churches.
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.
Taking the Right Steps to Establish a Retirement Plan

Taking the Right Steps to Establish a Retirement Plan Member access only

Early planning can avoid IRS trouble—and provide well when retirement comes.
Retirement Planning for Pastors

Retirement Planning for Pastors Member access only

Discerning the financial and tax benefits—and drawbacks—of numerous retirement plans.
What You Need to Know About Negotiating a Raise

What You Need to Know About Negotiating a Raise Member access only

How both employees and their supervisors should approach the conversation.

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