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10 Recent Tax Developments Affecting Churches and Clergy in 2021

How new decisions, laws, and rules apply to tax-filing and record-keeping requirements.

10 Recent Tax Developments Affecting Churches and Clergy in 2021
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There were several important tax developments in 2020 that affect tax reporting by ministers, church staff, and churches for the upcoming tax-filing season as well as reporting and records-keeping requirements in 2021 and beyond. The top ten developments are explained in this article as well as in the 2021 Church & Clergy Tax Guide, which also covers 61 other key developments.

#1: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

The 900-page $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act became law on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act is the third coronavirus response package enacted by Congress. It follows:

  • The CARES Act (March 6, 2020) provided $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

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  • December 16, 2020

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