News & Articles

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Lifetime Fund (Option C) Rate for 2020 - UPDATE for April 2020

Option C provides a steady return, based on long-term portfolio objectives.
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Considering Opting Out of Social Security? Critical Issues to Review

Many young pastors, learning of the self-employment tax rate for clergy, have found mention by a colleague or a tax preparer of the option for a minister to be exempted from the tax and from the government insurance programs to be enticing. The minister should carefully consider the long-term implications of the irrevocable action.
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Ministers' Pay Essentials

Certain tax rules are unique to ministers. It's important for ministers and churches to understand how ministers' compensation is to be handled.
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Approaching age 72? Here's what you need to know about RMDs...

Starting by the year you reach 72, the IRS requires you to begin subjecting a portion of your deferred retirement savings to possible income tax.
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Video workshops on Minister Tax and Finance

Understanding the basics for pastoral pay and to become clergy tax savvy. Two similar workshops are available for viewing.
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Benefit Plan (LTD & Life/AD&D): New Option and Improvements for 2020

Long Term Disability and Life/AD&D insurance coverages enhanced for 2020.
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New Type of HRA Allows Tax-Preferred Reimbursement of Individual Health Insurance

New "ICHRA" May Help Churches Offer Tax-Free Reimbursement
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After August 25: Updated Online Access to Your Member Account

Login security to be strengthened
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Are you Saving Enough for Retirement?

Small changes now could mean big differences in your future retirement.
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Retirement Plan Offers Matching Program

New, limited-time program offers matching grant of $1,000 for pastors newly enrolling
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Steps to Access Statements Online

Note this "step-by-step" information for downloading your quarterly statements by logging in to your account access.

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