Category Archives: 2016

New Overtime Rules Webinar

In the Know LIVE Webinar Friday, November 18th 2:00 – 2:30 PM EST Topic: Overtime Rules Many church leaders think the “wage and hour” laws, and particularly overtime pay rules, do not apply to churches.  However, that could not be … Continue reading

Posted in 10 - October 2016, Chaplains/Evangelists, Ministers, Pay Roll Taxes | Leave a comment

Church Loan Webinar

In the Know LIVE Webinar Thursday, September 29th 2:00 – 2:30 PM EST Topic: Church Loans Join us Thursday, September 29th for In the Know LIVE featuring the Benefits Board’s President and CEO, Art Rhodes and Angie Conine, the Chief … Continue reading

Posted in 09 - September - 2016, Church Loans | Leave a comment

Preparing a Digital Will

Over the years, we have stressed the necessity of having a will or trust in place to take care of your assets when you die. Without legal direction, upon your death the state in which you reside will determine who … Continue reading

Posted in 07 - July 2016, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Exempt from Overtime Pay?

Many church leaders think that the “wage and hour” laws, and particularly overtime pay rules, do not apply to churches. That could not be further from the truth. Churches and church employees are NOT exempt from the “wage and hour” … Continue reading

Posted in 06 - June 2016, Ministers | Leave a comment

New Challenge to Constitutionality of Housing Allowance

In an expected but unfortunate development, the Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a new lawsuit on April 6, 2016, challenging the constitutionality of the ministerial housing allowance under section 107 of the Internal Revenue Code. This lawsuit follows a similar … Continue reading

Posted in 04 - April 2016, 2016, Ministerial Housing Allowance | Leave a comment

Tax Webinar Recording is Now Available for Viewing

Missed the latest In the Know LIVE Webinar?  We’ve got you covered. A recording of the In the Know LIVE Tax Webinar is now available for viewing on our website.  Simply go to, click on the Resources Tab, then Webinar Recordings.  A … Continue reading

Posted in 03 - March 2016, 2016, Ministers, Tax Information | Leave a comment

In the Know LIVE Webinar

In the Know LIVE Webinar March 30, 2016 2:00 – 2:30 PM EST Topic: Tax Filing Issues Tax season is here and Tax Day is quickly approaching.  Don’t let the pressure of preparing and filing weigh you down.  Relieve some … Continue reading

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Board Manuals Updated for 2016

With each New Year comes new rules and regulations and new contribution limits. Therefore, all the Benefits Board’s free educational manuals have been updated to take into consideration all relevant changes for 2016. From the Board’s web site, you can access … Continue reading

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