Four Essential Year-End Tax Rules for Ministers

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Year-end tax planning too often leaves new ministers and church…

June Tax Reminders for Pastors

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

New (and Old) Rules for Home Offices

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While simplifying the filing procedure to claim a home office…

3 Forms Due on February 28

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

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

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

September tax deadlines & a reminder

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Two upcoming deadlines, both September 17, 2012 will affect a…

Follow these internal controls to minimize risk

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In our work with churches and ministries, our firm sees many…

4 indicators of a church’s ‘leaky ship’

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The IRS scrutinizes churches and ministries, so it’s imperative…

11 acceptable housing expenses, 5 to avoid

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Ministers are able to claim many housing expenses as exclusions…

Parsonage allowance Tax Court decision reversed

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In June, 2011, I wrote a blog post about a minister who claimed…