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HiI would like to know as to how to register a church in

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HiI would like to know as to how to register a church in south Africa. I am the pastor based in UK. what do I need to do or have to get the church registered?
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: the church is based in Johannesburg
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: not yet
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Customer: not at the moment
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: South Africa Law
Expert:  Christiaan K replied 2 months ago.

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There are no formalities for registering a church in South Africa. You do not need to register the church per se. There is a number of other possible registrations that might be applicable for some churches like for instance registering it as a non-profit organisation for tax rebate purposes, registering at the department of labour for employees and uninployment insurance as well as workmans compensation but no need to register the institution as a church.

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