Ministers’ Exemption from Self-Employment Taxes

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

5 Reasons Why a 501(c)(3) is a Good Idea for Churches

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Many churches view having a 501(c)(3) as being ‘worldly.’…

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…

Setting Up a Reimbursement Policy

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Like all businesses, churches need a written reimbursement policy.…

The 2 Most Important Criteria for Documenting Donations

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Your congregation needs to know that a cancelled check is not…

Talking about politics

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Two things we’re told to not discuss are religion and politics.…

Minister housing allowance: Part 1 - rules

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Ministers can claim a portion of income tax-free as a housing…

Churches may elect FICA exemption

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Some churches state that they are opposed to paying FICA taxes…