Per IRS rules, the donor (or giver) determines the value of a non-cash contribution, not the church. Thus you as the ministry organization should always report these services, and in-kind donations, as $0.00.
It is because of this IRS rule that we offer the following steps to track an in-kind donation:
In ChurchTrac, your category for "In-Kind Donation" should always be $0.00. Even if a purchase receipt is submitted by the giver with a dollar figure, it's not relevant for this purpose, and you should still put $0.00 as the value of the contribution.
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