Wondering when the 2019 tax deadline is for filing your 2018 federal tax return? Tax Day 2019 is Monday, April 15, 2019. I know, some of you might be thinking, “Come on Rich, everyone knows the IRS tax deadline is always April 15.” Well, that’s not always true. Here’s why… [Read More…] about 2019 Tax Deadline for 2018 Taxes
Call me crazy, but in October of 2018 I ran two marathons in two weeks – the Chicago Marathon on October 7 and the Grand Rapids Marathon on October 21. I did it for just one reason – to raise money provide life-giving clean water for people in under-resourced communities in Africa through World Vision.
Want to save big money on restaurant gift card purchases for the holidays, or any time? It’s easy if you have a membership at one of the big box warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam’s Club! On average, I’ve found that you can purchase $100 worth of restaurant gift cards at Costco or Sam’s Club for $79.99 – that’s a savings of 20%!
Is buying a museum or zoo membership worth the cost? Whenever our family visits one of those places, we’re faced with a decision: Should we pay the one-day admission price, or is it better to buy an annual membership?
Traveling on a pastor’s budget can be a challenge sometimes – especially when going to large cities like Chicago, where EVERYTHING seems to be so expensive. From hotels to parking to restaurants to museums and other attractions, a trip to Chicago can cost you a small fortune. But here are five unique and fun FREE […]
Everyone knows that buying quality clothes from high-end department stores can be expensive. But buying cheap ones from discounters can be too, if you’re not careful. Where should you look to buy quality clothes for less? When it comes to buying clothes on a budget, I think there are two important things to keep in mind: Quality doesn’t always equal expensive, and cheap can be more costly than you think.
If you plan to buy holiday gift cards to give to friends or family members for Christmas, you might as well choose cards that give you a nice bonus in return!
Do Christians handle their money any different than the way non-Christians do? No, according to Eric Hoogstra, the author of The 7-Day Financial Makeover. How sad.
Clergy taxes just got a little less taxing, thanks to the new 2015 clergy tax guide published by Zondervan. The 2015 Minister’s Tax & Financial Guide is an essential resource for any pastor, church leader, or accountant that has questions about, or needs to file, clergy tax returns. This annual clergy tax guide is written by Dan Busby and John VanDrunen, long-time […]
Clergy Tax Issues
I hate to admit it, but I'm just now getting around to doing my taxes this week, and should have them completed by Thursday. If you're getting a late start like me and don't … [Read More...] about File the IRS Extension Form if You Need More Time to do Your Taxes
Tax Day 2012 is April 17. If you've procrastinated doing your taxes because you're a pastor needing IRS tax help, I recommend you get the 2012 Zondervan Minister's Tax … [Read More...] about Last Minute IRS Tax Help for Pastors
A reader named Barbara asks whether her church's pastor should be considered self-employed or an employee of the church. … [Read More...] about Are Pastors Self-Employed or Church Employees?
Pastors needing IRS tax help still have time to get the 2012 Zondervan Minister's Tax Guide before 2011 tax returns are due on April 17, 2012. For years, ministers have … [Read More...] about Still Time for Zondervan Minister’s Tax Guide