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Preventing Arson

Preventing Arson

What your church can do to avoid becoming a statistic.

Court’s Marriage Ruling Creates Uncertainty for Churches, Clergy

Managing Your Church

Marriage Ruling Creates Uncertainty for Churches, Clergy

Ruling lacks an explicit religious exemption, opening door for future challenges, experts say.

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Do We Know When to Hire an Attorney?

Do We Know When to Hire an Attorney?

Assessment: Take this True/False quiz to find out.

Liability for Ignoring Donors' Designations

Liability for Ignoring Donors' Designations

Churches must honor designated contributions—or else risk refunding them.

Church Law & Tax Report

July/August
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Liability for Ignoring Donors' Designations Subscriber access only

Churches must honor designated contributions—or else risk refunding them.
One Minute Summary, July/August 2015

Church Finance Today

July
Feature Article

Implementing New Credit Card Readers Subscriber access only

Meet the October 1 deadline or face fraud liability on the old swipe-and-sign system.

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Richard R. Hammar

Richard R. Hammar

Richard R. Hammar is an attorney, CPA and author specializing in legal and tax issues for churches and clergy.

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Hosting a Safe Youth Retreat

Hosting a Safe Youth Retreat

Youth retreats can expose a church (or even the students themselves) to unique risks.
Copyright Law: What Every Church Must Know

Copyright Law: What Every Church Must Know

How to obtain permission before copying, airing, or distributing others’ work.