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Are All Church Donations Tax-Deductible?

Jul 17, 2018

It’s no secret that your church relies on the donations received from church members and generous donors.  Churches and ministries often r...

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2 Financial Benefits of 501(c)(3)

Jul 05, 2018

There is one question I hear at almost every one of our Ultimate Church Structure Conferences: “Does my church have to apply for tax exempt stat...

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How Much Should Churches Pay Guest Speakers?

Jun 26, 2018

Churches regularly use the services and spiritual gifts of guest speakers. In fact, chances are that your church has recently hosted a guest speaker, ...

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Is There a Difference Between Churches and Ministries?

Jun 19, 2018

Do you know that there is more than one way for your ministry to be classified for tax-purposes? Many pastors and ministries leaders are unaware that...

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Are You Ready to Change Your Community?

Jun 07, 2018

Recently, I met a pastor who clearly had a heart for his city. His eyes brightened and his tone quickened as he talked about all he wanted to do thro...

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Court Makes Surprise Ruling in Church Audit Case

May 31, 2018

One of the last things any pastor wants for his/her church is to have to go through an IRS audit. Thankfully, there is a stringent process that the I...

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3 Common Myths about Housing Allowance

May 08, 2018

The minister’s housing allowance is perhaps the best tax benefit afforded to pastors; however, it is also one of the most misunderstood tax bene...

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Can the IRS Demand Church Records?

Apr 12, 2018

When I speak with pastors and church leaders who are skeptical about incorporating or applying for 501(c)(3) for their churches, I often hear, “...

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4 Steps to Maintain Compliance for Your Ministry

Apr 05, 2018

The number one question pastors and ministry leaders ask once they receive the 501(c)(3) approval for their church or ministry is, “What do we n...

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