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A Lesson on the Housing Allowance! Part 2

Apr 28, 2009

Setting up the Housing Allowance After reading part 1 of this series you may feel a little lost. Although Congress made changes to the Housing Allowa...

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A Lesson on the Housing Allowance! Part One

Apr 23, 2009

The Housing Allowance is one of the best tax saving benefits that exists for pastors. Every pastor in America, whether or not he or she is on salary ...

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Are You Really Legally Ordained

Apr 23, 2009

We, at StartCHURCH, have always encouraged every church in America to have its own licensing and ordination program. Whether your church has been aro...

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How to Decrease the Chance of a Personal Lawsuit Against the Pastor and Board!

Apr 21, 2009

We are living in a time and era when lawsuits against churches have increased over 2,000 percent since 1992.   Litigating attorneys have fou...

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Tax Court Rules a Pastor's Pass Through Gifts as Taxable Income!

Mar 20, 2009

The IRS told a pastor that the love offerings given to him by members of the church were taxable. In disagreement, he sued the IRS in tax court statin...

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Court Tells Pastor, You Are No Longer In Charge

Mar 17, 2009

A Washington court ruled that a church's board members were not board members because the church did not follow state law in selecting them. Moreover,...

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IRS Watches Use of Church Debit Cards

Feb 24, 2009

Many churches allow the pastor to use the church debit card for necessary church expenses such as a car allowance, travel costs, lunches and many oth...

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All Ministers on Salary at Church Must Get a W-2 by January 31st

Jan 15, 2009

Should the Pastor Get a W-2 or 1099-Misc? Some churches give their pastors and other ministers a 1099-Misc each year for their taxes.  This is no...

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How to Know What is Taxable Income for a Minister

Oct 04, 2011

Many churches pay certain allowances as a benefit to their minister, such as a car allowance, light bills, water bills, and much more. Moreover, churc...

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