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Are There Limits on Pastoral Lunch Expenses?

Jun 01, 2017

When was the last time you treated a guest speaker or another pastor to lunch? What about lunch with another staff member? Did you purchase the lunch ...

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But I Told You That in Confidence!

May 04, 2017

Last month, Pastor Jason’s mentor (Rick) celebrated his last Sunday as pastor of the church that Jason is now leading. There were many tears and...

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Compliant Church Equals Silent Pulpit?

May 02, 2017

As I spoke recently at one of our Ultimate Church Structure Conferences, I could feel a familiar tension in the room. When pastors began seeing the ne...

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Can Donations from a Bankrupt Donor Cost Your Church?

Apr 11, 2017

As I was speaking at one of our conferences recently, I was reminded, again, how much pastors and ministry leaders rely upon tithes and offerings to...

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How Protect Your Church from an IRS Audit

Apr 06, 2017

For the past 6 years, Michelle has faithfully served as her church’s secretary. She has been a member of her church for the past 8 years, and ...

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What Ministries Should Know About IRS Form 990

Mar 28, 2017

After attending one of our conferences, Pastor Jacob’s church had established a separate nonprofit daycare in 2014 that was now flouri...

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7 Big Mistakes Ministers Make with Their Taxes

Feb 22, 2018

Filing taxes can be a daunting task for anyone. Ministers’ taxes can especially be daunting because if churches do not properly handle the mini...

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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Changes Its Tax Status

Mar 12, 2017

Recently, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) confirmed that the IRS approved the reclassification of its tax-exempt status from a tradit...

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5 Common Myths Surrounding Ministers' Taxes

Mar 15, 2018

If you had the choice of getting a tax refund or owing taxes, which would you choose? It’s really a no-brainer. Of course you would choose to re...

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