Accounting, Legal, Tax

General Tax

Churches in Georgia must pay sales tax on all purchases 560-12-2-.22
Group Term Life Insurance  - help tool 
Georgia Intangible Recording Tax - Exemptions - Rule 560-11-8-.14
"Politics and the Pulpit": A Guide to the Internal Revenue Code Restrictions on the Political Activity of Religious Organizations

Group Tax Exemption

UM Group Ruling
Group Tax Exemption Letter
Group Tax Exemption Ruling

Housing Allowance

Housing Allowance Q & A
Is the housing allowance also excluded from earnings subject to social security taxes?
Update on 11th Circuit Housing Allowance Case
Court Ruling: Driscoll - (11th Circuit)
Housing Allowance Parsonage Guidelines


Information regarding incorporating in the State of Georgia
Local Church Incorporation

IRS Resources and Tax Code

Internal Revenue Service
IRS Announces New Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program; Past Payroll Tax Relief Provided to Employers Who Reclassify Their Workers
IRS Employer ID Numbers (EINs)
IRS Forms and Publications
IRS Form 5578, Annual Certificate of Racial Nondiscrimination for a Private School Exempt From Federal Income Tax
IRS Info on Political Activities
IRS Moving Expenses (Topic 455)
IRS Publication 15-A Employee or Contractor?
IRS Publication 1771 Charitable Contributions-Substantiation and Disclosure Requirements
IRS Publication 1828 Tax Guide for Churches and Religious Organizations
IRS Publications 463 Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses
Recent Tax Law Changes May Affect People Giving to Charity: IRS Offers Tips for Year-End Donations
United States Code
Voluntary Classification Settlement Program