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Avoiding Common Accounting & Tax Mistakes when Serving Houses of Worship & Clergy


2024 Specialty Business Certificate Program - LIVE:
Avoiding Common Accounting & Tax Mistakes when Serving Houses of Worship & Clergy

IRS Program #: X9QQU-T-01150-24-O
CTEC #:  6257-CE-0310
CE: 2 IRS & 2 CTEC credits 
Speaker: Ericka S. Williams, EA, NTPI Fellow

In this course, we'll dig deep into client advisory and tax opportunities for accounting professionals who want to serve the vertical market of Houses of Worship (HOW). You'll gain valuable insights and hear fresh ideas and opportunities as we look at HOW from both sides of the pulpit. We will be uncovering common accounting misconceptions, and from the vantage point of the House of Worship as well as often-overlooked tax strategies from the Clergy's perspective

Learning objectives:

  • Find, communicate and eradicate common misconceptions and mistakes make by HOW's and the Clergy
  • Understand the payroll and housing allowance, implications as it relates to tax preparation for Clergy
  • Review a case, study of a ministers tax return and apply all of their specialized tax laws to the ministers tax situation
  • Immediately implement new advisory service offerings to houses of worship as well as tax strategies for the individual Clergy


  • Ericka S. Williams, EA, NTPI Fellow

    Ericka S. Williams, EA, NTPI Fellow, and founder of Trinity Global Financial Group, PLLC in Tallahassee, FL. She has over 16 years of experience in IRS audits, appeals, installment agreements, innocent spouse cases, Offer in Compromise, and Liens and Levy removals. She also teaches individual and corporate taxation at Florida A & M University.

July 30, 2024
Tue 12:00 PM EDT

Duration 2H 0M

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