We have individuals who work for the church, such as the janitor, lawn maintenance worker, and part-time music director. Can these individuals be classified as contractors and not as employees?… Click To Read More "Aubrey Jayroe – Classified as Contractors?"
There is a white-collar exemption in addition to the ministerial exemption as discussed last month. To be exempt from federal overtime rules, an individual must pass all three of the… Click To Read More "Aubrey Jayroe – Who is Exempt From the New Wage and Hour Laws?"
Do church employees qualify for the new rules governing overtime and minimum wages? In most cases, yes. In order to fully answer the question, there are rules we have to… Click To Read More "Aubrey Jayroe – Rules Governing Overtime and Minimum Wage"
I am interested in purchasing a ROTH IRA. What are the benefits for having this type of retirement plan? A ROTH IRA is a good plan of investment for retirement… Click To Read More "Aubrey Jayroe – Benefits of a Roth IRA"
I have been a traveling evangelist for many years. Are there things that I should be doing that will help me reduce my tax liability? Yes. First of all, you… Click To Read More "Aubrey Jayroe – Tax Liability for Evangelists"
My husband, who pastored for many years, received a housing allowance from the church. He is now deceased and I am blessed that the church is providing some continuing income… Click To Read More "Aubrey Jayroe – Housing Allowances"
I’m a new pastor. How do I go about establishing my compensation package in order to take advantage of all the tax breaks for ministers? First of all, you have… Click To Read More "Establishing Compensation Packages – Aubrey Jayroe"
Who is directly responsible for the financial and legal obligations of the church? Is it a joint responsibility or individual responsibility? This is a multi-faceted question. First of all, it… Click To Read More "Financial and Legal Responsibilities"
What are the current regulations concerning health insurance being paid for by the Church? Small employers/churches may need to change healthcare policy to avoid excise tax. Notice 2015-17 gave… Click To Read More "Regulations Concerning Health Insurance Paid by the Church"
I am recently retired as pastor of a great church. The church wants to pay certain items for me such as housing allowance and possibly reimburse me for church-related expenses.… Click To Read More "Pastoral Reimbursement"
I am a new pastor and have heard that I can have a housing allowance for the home I am presently buying. What do I need to do to… Click To Read More "Finance"
Why is it important that I review the church corporate records, by-laws, and resolutions periodically? If it is important to review these documents, how often should they be reviewed and… Click To Read More "Finance"