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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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Are You Aware of These Tax Forms?

Apr 02, 2019

Every day at StartCHURCH, we receive many calls from pastors asking about various compliance and tax-related topics. With tax season around the corner...

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IRS Increases 2019 Audit Focus

Mar 28, 2019

The IRS has begun the process of increasing the number of revenue agents it has in the Exempt Organizations Unit. The goal is to reinvigorate its enfo...

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Three Ways the IRS Uses Your Church’s Social Media

Mar 26, 2019

In recent years, the IRS has relied on social media as a way to prove tax liability on taxpayers.  In an article posted on Inc. Magazine, Kevin ...

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Minister Required to Pay $6,000 Tax on $2,700 Pay Raise

Mar 12, 2019

When it comes to keeping accurate books and paying a minister a salary, churches must navigate many compliance issues. Let me give you an example.&nbs...

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Church in Miami Gets a 7.1 Million Dollar Tax Bill

Mar 05, 2019

First Presbyterian Church of Miami, the oldest church in the city, has been levied a 7.1 million dollar tax bill by the Miami-Dade property tax apprai...

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5 Steps to Legally Start a Church

Jan 29, 2019

What does it take to start a church or ministry?  It may seem simple at first. But once you factor in all the paperwork, legal procedures, and f...

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Pastors Discover They Owe IRS Thousands of Dollars

Jan 17, 2019

The relationship between church members and their pastor is special. Pastors often serve long hours and make themselves available at a moment’s ...

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2019 Tax Calendar for Churches and Ministries

Jan 15, 2019

It’s that time of year again for pastors and ministry leaders all over the country—time for taxes! We often receive calls from pastors an...

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