'An outstanding resource for anyone handling the financial affairs of a church.' Simeon May, CPA, Executive Director, National Association of Church Business Administration The most understandable, easy-to-follow tax guide of its kind---explains complex tax concerns in plain language. This annual reference guide continues to be one of the few resources offering tax and financial advice to churches and nonprofit organizations. Issues of financial accountability, receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status, accounting for charitable gifts, and other crucial topics receive careful and full discussion. The 2006 edition also contains a thorough description of tax laws affecting churches and other nonprofit organizations, including changes made in 2005, ensuring compliance with all regulations. This guide is indispensable to church treasurers and anyone else responsible for the financial operation of a nonprofit organization. This 2006 edition includes: *Expert advice on handling charitable gifts *Sample policies and procedures *Easy techniques for simplifying financial policies and procedures *Understanding medical expense reimbursements *Key steps in sound compensation planning *Examples of required IRS filings 'This volume will have great value for folks in the financial services end of our various nonprofits as well as churches. It show a great deal of research and careful thought.' Ted W. Engstrom, World Vision 'Because of the completeness of these guides, they should be in every church library and in every pastor's study.' Publishers Weekly ReligionBookLine 'This basic reference guide fills a long-standing need.' ---Larry Burkett's Money MattersExample: Your church youth group auctions goods to raise funds for a missions trip. An individual bought a quilt for $200. ... church invites individuals to attend a missions banquet without charge. ... Goods or services received in consideration for a donora#39;s payment include goods and services received in a different year.
|Title||:||Zondervan Church and Nonprofit Tax and Financial Guide|
|Author||:||Daniel D. Busby|
|Publisher||:||Zondervan - 2005-12|