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Can you purchase Aplos church software in a desktop version and if so, how much is it and does it come with any support?
I recently tried paying the church I serve as pastor’s bill at the local Christian bookstore and was told it was against the law in Tennessee for a church
We have allowed members to borrow money from the church without interest. They pay the loan back. I wanted to know if this is legal? When they pay the
We have an interim pastor should he receive a W2 or 1099 for his services?
When renovating clergy home, is temporary housing in an apartment an acceptable allowance?
I am preparing W-2s for the pastors in QuickBooks and it is NOT including the Employers 403B contribution in box 12 on the W-2. Is this correct? It is
One pastor needs $1,000 and the other needs $2,000, so if the board wants to pay the lower amount to both, how is the higher expense pastor to handle the
We are a very small church, 20 in attendance on a Sunday, we only give our pastor a small housing allowance. Does a W2 need to be done for this? If so
When retired may a minister include housing expenses for a primary and secondary (seasonal) residence?
We are in encountering a situation that we don’t have an answer for. For an example. Our youth ministry has a budget for $1,000. A couple then donates
We have an interim minister that we paid as a contract employee. I was planning on issuing him a 1099. He has asked me to issue the 1099 to his wife's
I have a new client who is a minister. He has made an agreement with his church that they will take a predetermined amount from his salary, donate it to
We received an endowment from a former member. The check reads endowment. Does this mean the church cannot touch the principal of the donation and can
Can our pastor be paid in cash for his housing allowance as a one time yearly payout?
Need clarification please! Confusion over employee or not? If we were to give the children's church leader and the choir director (both volunteers
We gave our pastor a small Christmas Bonus. My question, is all of the bonus taxable income and nothing from it goes into his Housing Allowance? I'm
Has anyone successfully interfaced Servant Keeper Contribution module to QB using the QB class code to track funds? It seems that SK only tracks to an
Our church keeps some cash in the safe for approximately 2 ministries. We do not deposit these funds in any of our bank accounts. We're keeping track
Personal observation: I believe that in order for a church to designated all salary as housing allowance, their qualifying minister should be bi-vocational
Does the Pastor have to pay taxes if a small church gives an allowance to cover insurance premiums (health and life) ? Thank you
I am well aware of what the “ministers housing allowance“ is… But we have also been informed, and utilize something called a “deferred housing allowance“
We are just now starting our chapel and purchased two of the books recommendations. In reading the QBO for Churches and Non-Profit Organizations, it refers
How does a church confirm if their (part-time) minister is recognized as such by the IRS and is thus eligible for a housing allowance?
See a year-end checklist for churches. Includes tasks that should be completed before the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition into the new year.
How should a small church (tithes and offerings less than $75000 annually) handle and report monetary gifts to its pastor and immediate family? The
Myth or fact, is the Pastor responsible for any church bank accounts if the church goes bad, audited, go in default?
We pay our ministers certain stipends. We pay a stipend for FICA and one for cell phone use that is included in his income and reported on the W2.
Hi, a member of our church is being audited by the IRS. The member gave the IRS the annual contribution statement that I provided to him. The statement
Does Aplos include software allow scheduling different people (greeter's, band, Sunday School teachers, ect.) on a particular Sunday and show last date
When funds are deposited to the general account, is the opposite entry to an income account? When funds are dispersed from the general account for a fund