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Unpaid Payroll Taxes: A Hidden Liability for Churches and Leaders

A recent case in the for-profit world underscores the potential threat.

Seventh Circuit: Clergy Housing Allowance Is Constitutional Member access only

Appellate court reverses lower court ruling, preserving valuable tax benefit.
Q&A: What Are the Consequences for Pastors Who Don’t File Tax Returns?

Q&A: What Are the Consequences for Pastors Who Don’t File Tax Returns? Member access only

Some ministers incorrectly believe they are exempt from taxation.
Association Calls for Prevention Commitment by Churches

Association Calls for Prevention Commitment by Churches

Resolution calls pastors and church leaders to adhere to high ethical standards and establish practices to prevent misconduct and address accusations appropriately.
Still No Ruling in the Clergy Housing Allowance Case

Still No Ruling in the Clergy Housing Allowance Case

After nearly six months, a decision still may be weeks—even months—away. Here’s why.

A Peek Inside How Churches Spend Their Money

The trends from the past 20 years.