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Minister Required to Pay $6,000 Tax on $2,700 Pay Raise

Mar 12, 2019

When it comes to keeping accurate books and paying a minister a salary, churches must navigate many compliance issues. Let me give you an example.&nbs...

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Church in Miami Gets a 7.1 Million Dollar Tax Bill

Mar 05, 2019

First Presbyterian Church of Miami, the oldest church in the city, has been levied a 7.1 million dollar tax bill by the Miami-Dade property tax apprai...

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Do You Have to Pay Estimated Taxes?

Feb 28, 2019

Pastor Walker recently took over the senior pastor position for New Beginnings Church. The church had been growing and was now ready to give him a sal...

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How to Minister Across State Lines

Feb 21, 2019

As churches become well-established in their community, many pastors find themselves at a crossroads. They ask themselves, "Should we plant another ch...

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Taking a Faith Step and a Legal Step

Feb 18, 2019

Starting a church requires faith. No matter how much you prepare, you never feel fully ready or capable. You simply believe, and then you take a step....

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Do You Have to Pay the Parking Lot Tax?

Feb 07, 2019

The latest tax on nonprofits has many churches and ministries wondering if it applies to them. Most nonprofit organizations have parking lots, and man...

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5 Steps to Legally Start a Church

Jan 29, 2019

What does it take to start a church or ministry?  It may seem simple at first. But once you factor in all the paperwork, legal procedures, and f...

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Pastors Discover They Owe IRS Thousands of Dollars

Jan 17, 2019

The relationship between church members and their pastor is special. Pastors often serve long hours and make themselves available at a moment’s ...

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2019 Tax Calendar for Churches and Ministries

Jan 15, 2019

It’s that time of year again for pastors and ministry leaders all over the country—time for taxes! We often receive calls from pastors an...

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