Four Essential Year-End Tax Rules for Ministers

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

June Tax Reminders for Pastors

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

New (and Old) Rules for Home Offices

While simplifying the filing procedure to claim a home office…

3 Forms Due on February 28

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

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

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

September tax deadlines & a reminder

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

Follow these internal controls to minimize risk

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

4 indicators of a church’s ‘leaky ship’

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

11 acceptable housing expenses, 5 to avoid

Ministers are able to claim many housing expenses as exclusions…

Parsonage allowance Tax Court decision reversed

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