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When Pastors Lose Their Way; Part 1

Sep 15, 2014

He pastored a longstanding and very successful church. Sunday services were always full to capacity as he delivered the Word of God with passion and c...

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The Ultimate Retirement Strategy For Ministers

Sep 10, 2014

It was approximately 6 months before he would reach retirement age, and he was worried because he did not have enough credits to qualify for Social Se...

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Honorariums Into Tax Free Housing Allowance?

Aug 27, 2014

The ride home from the airport felt unusually short.  So short, that I could not even recall the journey.  I had been too engrossed in my th...

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3 Common Mistakes Churches Make When Paying Pastors

Apr 26, 2016

Since we are through the brunt of tax season, we can take a moment to breathe a sigh of relief; we all made it through and in one piece. However, befo...

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Ministers and Public Insurance

Mar 11, 2014

Key Point:  A minister can apply to become exempt from paying the 15.3% self-employment tax.  Most ministers today that apply for the self-e...

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#1 Deduction Ministers Miss

Mar 19, 2015

Pastors all across America work hard and are underpaid. Statistics show that the average pastor is severely underpaid; more than in any other professi...

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3 Tax Deductions That Save Ministers Big Time

Dec 17, 2013

  I want you to take a moment to contemplate the seriousness of properly saving receipts and strategizing next year's taxes starting today. ...

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1st Quarter Tax Calendar for 2014

Dec 12, 2013

Can you believe that 2014 is almost here?  Every year in January, our office gets tons of phone calls from pastors and leaders asking about tax f...

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Do You Meet the Three Definitions of a Minister?

Jul 09, 2013

Is a teacher at a church-controlled school a minister?  How about a church treasurer or secretary?  Can they be classified as ministers?&nbs...

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