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Church Health

Who is a Minister for Tax Purposes?

It probably comes as no surprise that how the IRS defines a minister for tax purposes may differ from the way many church members define a minister.
July 27, 2018
Church Health

How are Ministers Different from Non-Ministers for Tax Purposes?

Since many church treasurers and finance team members are usually volunteers, they may not be aware of the difference between tax rules for ministers and non-ministers. As a result, ministers may end up paying unnecessary taxes.
July 27, 2018
Executive + Administrative

Why the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering is Collected at Christmas

Through the years, Lottie Moon's life and words have continued to inspire Southern Baptists to greater giving of our lives and money to the cause of Christ. But why do we connect Lottie Moon and our Christmas offering to international missions?
December 11, 2017
Church Health

Why Failing to Provide Ministers with an Expense Account is Not a Best Practice

There are three strikes against a minister whose church fails to provide an expense account.
October 24, 2017
Church Health

Why Providing Ministers with an Expense Account is a Best Practice

One of the most essential, yet often overlooked, elements of a good compensation structure for church employees is an accountable reimbursement plan, a.k.a. an expense account.
July 13, 2017
Church Health

Five Common Tax Report Errors Made by Churches

This is an article about how to be in compliance with the IRS.
July 15, 2015