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Kaylyn Varnum

Kaylyn Varnum

Kaylyn Varnum

Kaylyn Varnum is a partner and the assistant national director for tax services at Batts Morrison Wales & Lee (BMWL), an Orlando-based national CPA firm serving churches and nonprofits. Varnum’s primary responsibilities include performing research and analysis related to technical tax issues at the federal, state, and local tax levels; providing tax advisory services for exempt organizations; obtaining and maintaining federal, state, and local tax exemptions; and evaluating exempt organizations’ tax compliance.

Varnum has been a conference speaker on nonprofit taxation issues at both the local and national levels. She is a contributing editor of BMWL’s Nonprofit Feature Articles and Special Alerts.

Varnum earned her undergraduate degree in accounting from Stetson University, where she graduated with highest honors.

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Q&A: How should items donated for a silent auction be treated for tax purposes?
Church Finance Today

Q&A: How should items donated for a silent auction be treated for tax purposes? Member access only

Items donated to a silent auction are treated the same as other noncash contributions to the church.