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Church Taxed on Funds Raised?

Jul 16, 2019

“Can my ministry sell items or charge money for events?”  At StartCHURCH, many pastors and ministry leaders call us asking this ques...

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Do Churches Need to Update the IRS?

Jun 25, 2019

Has your church or organization been in existence for over two years? Have you made any significant changes to your structure? Are you thinking of sta...

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What's the Difference Between 508 and 501(c)(3)?

Jun 06, 2019

*This blog was written in collaboration with StartCHURCH’s CEO, Scott Ritzheimer, and church planting specialist, Derek Myers. “So, I&rsq...

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Can the IRS Really Ask for Church Records?

Jun 04, 2019

After working with thousands of churches, one of the most common things I hear is, “If we become a 501(c)(3) church, then the IRS could come kno...

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Why Ministries Need to File This Annual Form

May 09, 2019

Congratulations! You have made it through April 15. The April 15 deadline for filing personal tax returns seems to always induce stress and often a se...

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Am I Running a Church or Ministry?

May 07, 2019

You have a dream. God has called you and given you a vision to impact your community and bring people closer to Him.  The question now is, how s...

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One Missed Form Leads to Problems

Apr 25, 2019

For many organizations, ministries specifically, the goal for the first quarter and early second quarter is to make it through the biggest deadlines &...

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A Simple Guide to Giving Love Offerings

Apr 23, 2019

Pastors give so much of their time, effort, and heart to their ministries. It isn’t uncommon for their congregations to be stirred to generously...

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Church Activities Subject to Taxes?

Apr 09, 2019

At StartCHURCH, we encourage pastors and ministry leaders to expand their horizons when they think about how to fund their organization. Often, we see...

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