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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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Am I Running a Church or Ministry?

May 07, 2019

You have a dream. God has called you and given you a vision to impact your community and bring people closer to Him.  The question now is, how s...

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IRS Increases 2019 Audit Focus

Mar 28, 2019

The IRS has begun the process of increasing the number of revenue agents it has in the Exempt Organizations Unit. The goal is to reinvigorate its enfo...

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Three Ways the IRS Uses Your Church’s Social Media

Mar 26, 2019

In recent years, the IRS has relied on social media as a way to prove tax liability on taxpayers.  In an article posted on Inc. Magazine, Kevin ...

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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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