Clergy Chartible Contributions FAQ’s
We are always encouraging people to volunteer their time to help their church or other nonprofit organizations. Shouldn’t people who do volunteer work be provided with a tax deduction to compensate them for their donation of time?
Clergy Commuting Expenses
You cannot deduct the costs of taking a bus, trolley, subway, or taxi, or driving a car between your home and your main or regular place of work. These costs are personal commuting expenses. You cannot deduct commuting expenses no matter how far your home is from your regular place of work. You cannot deduct commuting expenses even if you work during the commuting trip.
Clergy Love Gifts
Are “love offerings” to clergy always taxable income?
Accountable Reimbursement Plans Are Often Misunderstood By Church Administrators
Accountable Reimbursement Plans Your church should establish an accountable reimbursement policy. Clergy are allowed to exclude all reimbursed expenses from their reportable income. The church reimbursement policy should include the following, but not limited to: office supplies, religious material, subscriptions and paperbacks, meals, entertainment, seminars, dues and memberships, library, educational expenses, camps, legal and professional…
Church Tax and Payroll Support
At Clergy Financial Resources, we think our tax and payroll support is just as important as our other services. We offer support plans in many forms and it starts with our very first conversation with you. We give you all the information you need, quickly and conveniently. Church Support has become the most valuable tax…