Medical Insurance Information and Options for Pastors / Churches

MMBB discontinued offering medical insurance through CIGNA. The Affordable Care Act is seemingly ever in flux because of Congressional, Presidential, and Supreme Court actions. As a result there has been a lot of confusion, misinformation spread even as medical insurance underwriters (e.g. United Health, Aetna (being bought by CVS), etc) seem to constantly change or eliminate in the ACA's program. 

While not claiming to be experts in this, we share this information with the hope that you might find it helpful. (read more...)

Our advice: Seek out an independent insurance or financial advisor. The GRR has long worked with Summit Tax Accounting (formerly Patterson Accounting.)


Could Your Church - or Pastor - Survive a Tax Audit?

Could your church or non-profit organization survive an IRS audit? Many clergy and churches are asking this question today be-cause financial accountability in churches and religious organizations is such an important and timely topic. Many clergy are finding themselves facing IRS audits. It is imperative that those responsible for your organization’s finances have the information they need to protect your exempt status and your right to accept donations. (2 Brochures available: Importance of Church Accounting and Church Accountability. These are made available from Summit Tax Accounting (formerly Patterson Accounting).

Could Your Church - or Pastor - Survive a Tax Audit?

Could your church or non-profit organization survive an IRS audit? Many clergy and churches are asking this question today be-cause financial accountability in churches and religious organizations is such an important and timely topic. Many clergy are finding themselves facing IRS audits. It is imperative that those responsible for your organization’s finances have the information they need to protect your exempt status and your right to accept donations. (2 Brochures available: Importance of Church Accounting and Church Accountability. These are made available from Summit Tax Accounting (formerly Patterson Accounting).

Resources

  • The ABC Great Rivers Region recommends Summit Tax Accounting (formerly Patterson Accounting) for help with Church and Clergy Finances, including taxes.