Category Archives: Form 1099

Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations

The Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations (www.religiouspolicycommission.org) was formed following a staff report issued in January 2011 by U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) that focused on the financial practices of six high-profile media-based Christian ministries. After releasing … Continue reading

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Important Tax Information for Retirees

If you are receiving benefits from the old Aged Ministers’ Fund, you will not receive an IRS Form 1099 from Lincoln National Life Insurance Company or the Church of God International Office. They will not send you anything – just … Continue reading

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Additional Tax Tips

During the holiday season in years past, each taxpayer use to receive another package in the mail from their favorite uncle. Yes, “Uncle Sam” use to send a package immediately after Christmas that contains your tax forms for filing your … Continue reading

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Online Filing of Forms W-2 and W-3

Churches and other church-related employers, along with other businesses, may file Forms W-2 and W-3 electronically by visiting the Social Security Administrations’ website at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/employer/. On the website, you will need to select “Business Services Online (BSO)” and register as … Continue reading

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Employee (W-2) or Self-Employed (1099)?

If you are a pastor or employee of a Churchof Godchurch or related entity, you should receive a Form W-2 from your employer by no later than February 1. While many minister (and churches) continue to claim that the minister … Continue reading

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Save the Date

On Saturday, February 4, 2012, you will have the unprecedented opportunity to participate in a Best Practices Resource Workshop with noted author and Certified Public Accountant, Dan Busby. As the President of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and author of … Continue reading

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Congress Repeals Expanded 1099 Reporting Requirements

In a vote earlier this month, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted to repeal the expanded 1099 information reporting requirements that were included as part of the health care reform legislation passed in 2010. Several previous attempts to repeal this provision … Continue reading

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