Our church belongs to a church coalition in our neighbourhood. Is it permissible to allot employee hours from our church to manage the coalition's bookkeeping?
On January 1, 2017, new accessibility requirements come into effect from the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Is your church ready?
Have any churches considered switching from a 501(c)(3) status to 508(c)(1)(a)?
Do we need to expand our articles of incorporation to reflect our relationship with the CRC and more?
Here are some of the financial administrative responsibilities connected with managing an overseas ministry that your church should consider (based on experience with my own church).
The Key Federal Tax Figures displays variables from previous fiscal years to the current fiscal year.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) requires all organizations that serve the public to adopt a Customer Service Policy. Here's a sample policy for churches to consider.
The Multilingual Gateway on IRS.gov contains federal tax information in Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. You'll find useful forms for personal as well as church tax requirements.
Organizing and planting a new church requires careful planning and implementation. Keep reading to find practical help on the legal and financial aspects of organizing.
Churches are encouraged to use legal counsel for creating bylaws but this sample may be a great place to start.
This annual publication provides up to date tax information specifically for ministers.
Canada Revenue Agency site for helpful information on charities and giving.
Internal Revenue Service website for charities and religious organizations.
Here is a list of resources for churches to use to become compliant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Although the target audience is for those living in Ontario, there are many helpful hints for all churches!
Unrelated Business Income defines an activity is an unrelated business if three requirements are met: 1. It is a trade or business, 2. It is regularly carried on, 3...
The following publication explains the benefits and the responsibilities under the federal tax system for churches and religious organizations.
The information in the attached document provides the names of IRS forms that are commonly filed by churches in the course of ordinary business.
The following link redirects you to the IRS Publications.
The following link redirects you to the IRS webpage. This webpage provides you with a list of forms and a search box to find any needed documents.
SECA Tax is a form that self employed business owners must pay based on their net earnings from self employement.
This publication will help you better understand the tax rules that apply to your 403(b) (tax-sheltered annuity) plan. You will understand and identify excessive contributions, basic rules for claiming the retirement savings, and more.
IRS Topic 762 explains the difference in common law between independent contractors and employees.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a government agency that manages and inspects lawful immigration to the United States.
You can deduct your contributions only if you make them to a qualified organization. IRS Publication 526 discusses the organizations that qualify to receive deductible contributions.
This document explains how to claim a deduction for your charitable contributions. The types of organizations to which you can make deductible charitable contributions are explained in the following link,