Payroll & Benefits

Taxable and nontaxable

Your Church Can Be Reimbursed for Mandated Sick Leave Pay

Your Church Can Be Reimbursed for Mandated Sick Leave Pay

Since churches now must provide leave tied to coronavirus, this benefit may prove valuable.
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.
“Parking Tax” Officially Repealed

“Parking Tax” Officially Repealed

Provision nixed through bipartisan spending packages signed December 20, 2019, by President Trump.
Churches Can Once Again Reimburse Employee Health Care Costs

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

New rules maintain the same tax-favored status for employer contributions toward a traditional group health plan.
New Email Scam Targets Payroll

New Email Scam Targets Payroll

Churches should verify that requests for bank account changes are legitimate.
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.

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