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Can Your Church Influence Legislation?

Sep 05, 2019

The 2020 United States presidential election is on the horizon. It will not be long before we see advertisements for political campaigns and are bomba...

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Can Renting Jeopardize Your Church's Status?

Aug 27, 2019

As a pastor, you can’t help to think about the fact that during many hours of the week you have this beautiful, spacious building that, for most...

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Important: Did I Support or Pay a Missionary?

Aug 20, 2019

In Matthew 28:16-10, Jesus gave us the Great Commission: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make ...

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A Guide to Mileage Reimbursements

Jul 30, 2019

I encourage all church leaders to learn as much as they can about mileage reimbursement. Having this knowledge is useful when calculating the deductib...

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Church Taxed on Funds Raised?

Jul 16, 2019

“Can my ministry sell items or charge money for events?”  At StartCHURCH, many pastors and ministry leaders call us asking this ques...

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Do Churches Need to Update the IRS?

Jun 25, 2019

Has your church or organization been in existence for over two years? Have you made any significant changes to your structure? Are you thinking of sta...

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What's the Difference Between 508 and 501(c)(3)?

Jun 06, 2019

*This blog was written in collaboration with StartCHURCH’s CEO, Scott Ritzheimer, and church planting specialist, Derek Myers. “So, I&rsq...

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Can the IRS Really Ask for Church Records?

Jun 04, 2019

After working with thousands of churches, one of the most common things I hear is, “If we become a 501(c)(3) church, then the IRS could come kno...

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Why Ministries Need to File This Annual Form

May 09, 2019

Congratulations! You have made it through April 15. The April 15 deadline for filing personal tax returns seems to always induce stress and often a se...

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