Ministers’ Tax Guide

2023 Ministers’ Tax Guide for 2022 Returns

As a part of GuideStone's mission to enhance the financial security and resilience for those who serve the Lord, we are excited to provide our ministry partners and members with resources to help answer common tax-related questions and issues for ministers.

Ministerial tax issues can be complicated.

We want to help make it easier!

Our popular annual tax guide, written by Richard Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, includes sample tax returns for both active and retired ministers and step-by-step instructions for each. This edition accounts for the tax-related effects of The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Additionally, church treasurers and other church leaders will find a valuable resource in the guide’s special section about important federal reporting requirements for churches at the end of the publication.

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