GuideStone releases its Ministers Tax Guide
GuideStone Financial Resources
February 16, 2011

GuideStone releases its Ministers Tax Guide

GuideStone releases its Ministers Tax Guide
GuideStone Financial Resources
February 16, 2011

DALLAS — Ministers can find additional help in preparing

their 2010 federal income tax returns from GuideStone Financial Resources of

the Southern Baptist Convention. The annual 2011 Tax Return Preparation and

Federal Reporting Guide details recent changes to tax laws and their effect on

ministers. The guide includes important tax law changes signed into law by President

Barack Obama in December.

The guide was written once again by Richard Hammar, a noted

CPA, attorney and widely published author who specializes in legal and tax

issues for ministers. The guide is edited by GuideStone’s Compliance staff to

address the tax issues that affect the greatest number of Southern Baptist


“The informative free tax guide includes sample tax returns

with step-by-step instructions for active and retired ministers, as well as a

special pull-out section regarding the federal reporting requirements for

churches,” said O.S. Hawkins, GuideStone president. “Each year, thousands of

ministers and their tax preparers rely on the helpful information in this guide

to navigate the unique tax status of ministers of the gospel.”

The tax guide can be obtained in PDF format from


GuideStone participants can order a free printed

copy by calling Customer Service at (888) 98-GUIDE or (888) 984-8433 between 8

a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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