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Seattle, WA, 98104
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The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

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Board of Pensions Provides Tax Tips

Seattle Presbytery

Board of Pensions provides Tax Tips for Congregations & Ministers

The replay of the Tax Tips Webinar for Ministers and Churches is now available in the Tax Resource Center on From the right-hand column, you can select the format you would like to access:

  • the complete audiovisual presentation
  • a full-length MP3 audio download for use with portable media player
The annual one-hour event is designed to help ministers and churches understand clergy and church taxes. Host Paul Payton welcomes renowned clergy and church tax expert Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, and Steven Fleming, a Board education specialist. Their review includes:

·        recent tax law changes that will affect ministers and churches
·        the expenses that are and are not deductible
·        a ten-step, year-end checklist
·        how lending money to a minister could put a church's tax-exempt status at ris