How to Define Reasonable Compensation for Clergy

Reasonable compensation is an important criteria for maintaining…

Options for Paying Pastors for Weddings

The answer to a client question applies to many churches regarding…

Ministers’ Exemption from Self-Employment Taxes

Ministers who want to request an exemption from self-employment…

Financial Advice for Ministers – Two Red Flags

Because pastors of churches are not the same type of employee…

Encouraging News About Minister Housing Allowances

Churches and ministers reeled with the bad news last November,…

June Tax Reminders for Pastors

2013 is flying by, and deadlines can sneak up on you. Be ready…

Setting Standards for Compensation – A Helpful Resource for Ministries and Churches

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability® (ECFA)…

3 Forms Due on February 28

This time of year brings many IRS deadlines. Churches have three…

The Fine Print for Ministers' Form W-2

Happy New Year! One of the most important action items for churches…

Housing allowance for a parsonage vs. a pastor-owned home

With a continuing trend of low interest rate mortgages, a pastor…