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The Least of These; A Thorn in My Flesh

Jun 30, 2009

The Need for Benevolence! In the late 1990's I was pastor over a small church in South Florida. We were located in a small agricultural town; populat...

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Compensation for past years!

Jun 15, 2009

Last week we briefly covered the issue of compensating pastors for previous, un-paid years of service, and that it is perfectly legal to do so. This ...

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Our church has made a few mistakes. What can we do about them?

Jun 11, 2009

What to do about past mistakes! Many churches that we serve have made mistakes in the the past and are wondering what they can do to correct them. The...

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Church Loses Property Over Bake Sales!

Apr 16, 2009

Beth-El, an African-American church in the Chicago neighborhood of Englewood, purchased some property on 63rd Street in 1976. The church rehabilitate...

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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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The IRS May Say That You Are On Salary At the Church, Even If You Believe You Are Not

Oct 25, 2011

Because of the nature of our tax system, while most churches are focusing on outreach and other ministry functions of the church, many pastors and chu...

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Minister Income Mistakes That Blow Me Away

Sep 06, 2018

I never cease to be blown away at the number of things that ministers do incorrectly when it comes to properly reporting income on their tax returns. ...

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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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Business Expenses of Ministers

Jan 30, 2009

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

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