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“Parking Lot Tax” Officially Repealed

“Parking Lot Tax” Officially Repealed

A controversial 2017 provision affecting churches nixed through spending packages signed in late 2019.

Why Using Windows 7 Is a Security Risk

Earlier this year, Microsoft ended tech support for it—here’s what your church needs to know if you’re still using it.
Holiday Questions Only Church Administrators Consider

Holiday Questions Only Church Administrators Consider

Why gifts to staff have strings attached and copyright laws still apply.
Q&A: Can an Insurance Carrier Exclude a Disabled Pastor’s Housing Allowance from Benefit Calculations?

Q&A: Can an Insurance Carrier Exclude a Disabled Pastor’s Housing Allowance from Benefit Calculations? Member access only

A pastor’s housing allowance should always be considered part of a pastor’s total salary.
Q&A: How Should We Handle a Retirement Account Donation?

Q&A: How Should We Handle a Retirement Account Donation? Member access only

Why an acknowledgment letter rather than a tax-deductible receipt is the way to go.
Designating a Housing Allowance for 2021

Designating a Housing Allowance for 2021 Member access only

Help for setting this important clergy benefit before the new year.