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The Latest on Churches Filing Form 1099-Misc.

May 16, 2011

On March 23, 2010 President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  The now infamous healthcare act amended section 6041 to...

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Can your church get a $2,500.00 refund for providing health insurance?

May 12, 2011

One of the goals of the health care act is to help small employers afford the cost of providing health insurance to their employees.  The health ...

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My Church is too Small

May 10, 2011

Two years after the start of our church, I attended a very large youth conference during which the speaker, on the last day, wanted to honor all the s...

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One Lost Paper Cost Pastor $309,000.00

Apr 14, 2011

" I know I filed it . . . I know I did!" said Pastor John Hunter.  "Where is it?" was the instant reply from the agent that sat across the desk.&...

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The Mistakes You Make Can Cost You!

Apr 12, 2011

In 2008, pastor Ned and his wife, Regina, started a church in northern California.  They had a goal of reaching into the community by using fine ...

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The Pastor's Blindside

Mar 21, 2011

The Joy of the Beginning After being on staff at a mega-church for several years, the Lord laid it on my heart to move to another state and plant a ne...

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When the IRS says You Get Paid Too Much

Mar 17, 2011

She was dismayed when she got a letter from the IRS telling her that her $18,000.00 salary at the church was too high.  After all, Pastor Geneva ...

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Is Your Ministry on an IRS List?

Mar 15, 2011

There are two lists that you need to know about that have been compiled by the IRS.  The first list, known as Publication 78, is one you want to ...

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Do I Report the Housing Allowance on my Tax Return?

Apr 15, 2014

A very common question we get this time of year from pastors, treasurers, CFO's, and administrators has to do with the housing allowance. It is, "How ...

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