Housing Allowance

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Housing Allowance 2016-10-12T10:59:19+00:00

A nice benefit for your pastoral team is a Housing Allowance … but sometimes the process can be confusing. Below are some helpful articles to help untangle that confusion.

 

Video: Ministerial Housing Allowance

July 17th, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Ministerial Housing Allowance

Attorney David Middlebrook, of the Church Law Group, discusses the essentials of the Ministerial Housing Allowance in this helpful video. David Middlebrook and Matt Anthony, both of the Church Law Group, are regular presenters at [...]

Ministerial Housing Allowance

April 8th, 2013|Comments Off on Ministerial Housing Allowance

Our friends at GuideStone have collected vital questions about Ministerial Housing Allowances. They have let XPastor share this information. If you need more help with this or other financial and insurance issues, contact Barbara Medlin, Managing [...]

Before You Pay the Pastor

February 26th, 2013|Comments Off on Before You Pay the Pastor

What should church leaders note before structuring compensation plans? Compensation planning for clergy and other church staff presents several unique tax issues that are not well understood by many church leaders and their advisers. Here are [...]

Free Minister’s 2013 Tax Guide

December 5th, 2012|Comments Off on Free Minister’s 2013 Tax Guide

Our friends at GuideStone Financial Resources are making this resource available to the XPastor community. They are committed sponsors of the XP-Seminar each year and have given us great help in our retirement planning. Enjoy this [...]

Church Finance$ 101

December 5th, 2012|Comments Off on Church Finance$ 101

For many years, I gave a lecture to a "Basics of Ministry" class at Dallas Theological Seminary. I don't do much teaching at the Masters level, as I generally work with pastors in the Doctor [...]

Caesar Takes a Pastor’s Salary

December 5th, 2012|Comments Off on Caesar Takes a Pastor’s Salary

Few issues are as misunderstood, abused and confused as the tax implications of a pastor’s salary. The issue is so different from compensation in the business world that some CPA’s have given errant advice to [...]

Employees that Qualify for Minister’s Taxation

December 5th, 2012|Comments Off on Employees that Qualify for Minister’s Taxation

Determining who qualifies as a minister for tax purposes can be challenging---and misclassification can be costly. This article will help you properly classify your ministerial staff and avoid the risk of back taxes, penalties, and more. In the [...]