This Memo Series is provided to help and assist Church of God pastors, lay-leaders, and Boards. Additional information can be obtained on these and other subjects by calling Servant Solutions at (800) 844-8983 or (765) 642-3880.  Each of these Memos can be printed.  You will need Adobe Reader to view or print.

MEMO #1: Housing for Your Pastor: Parsonage or Housing Allowance?

MEMO #2: Church Employees or Independent Contractors?

MEMO #3: Tax and Reporting Procedures for Congregations

MEMO #4: Strategies for Structuring Ministerial Compensation

MEMO #5: Minimizing Income Taxes for Church Employees

MEMO #6: Worker’s Compensation Laws and the Local Church

MEMO #7: Can Ministers Opt Out of Social Security?

MEMO #8: Auto and Other Business Expense Reimbursements

MEMO #9: Who is a Minister for Tax Purposes?

MEMO #10: The Minister’s Housing Allowance

MEMO #11: Financial Audit Preparation

MEMO #12: The Annual Church Audit

MEMO #13: The 1099-MISC: The Misunderstood and Often Overlooked Form


MEMO#15: Healthcare Resources and Considerations for Churches

If you have other topics that you would like addressed, please feel free to contact us.

Disclaimer: The MEMO series is presented as assistance to Church of God pastors, lay-leaders and Boards and is not intended as specific tax or legal advice.  Boards and leaders should contact their local accounting and legal contacts for specific assistance.