Original post by Vanco Payment Solutions on November 5, 2015 "We started one of the largest, most comprehensive studies of its kind a couple of months ago, surveying 1,002 U.S. Christian churchgoers. We wanted to compare the giving habits of various groups — regular churchgoers versus infrequent attendees, contributors who give electronically versus traditional methods — to get a better understanding of how we can better connect faith-based organizations with ways to offer th
Original post by Church Law & Tax on November 1, 2015 "This was the largest capital campaign in our church's history, so my wife and I were asked to meet face-to-face with key leaders. As Karen and I drove to Caribou Coffee to meet a twentysomething couple in our church, I thought, This meeting may not be easy. Mark and Debbie care so passionately about social justice, they moved into the lowest-income apartment complex in our area, and they have the bedbug bites to prove the
Original post by Ministry Business Services, Inc on October 12, 2015 Many Christian churches and ministries have been uncomfortable with the Microsoft charity licensing program for Office 365 because it requires them to certify they don’t discriminate in their employment practices regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. On October 8, 2015, Microsoft addressed these concerns and posted changes to its policy on their website. The Original Problem?
WASHINGTON — For tax year 2016, the Internal Revenue Service today announced annual inflation adjustments for more than 50 tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules, and other tax changes. Revenue Procedure 2015-53 provides details about these annual adjustments. The tax items for tax year 2016 of greatest interest to most taxpayers include the following dollar amounts: For tax year 2016, the 39.6 percent tax rate affects single taxpayers whose income exceeds $415,050