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Q&A: Reimbursing Group Health Insurance Premiums Paid By a Spouse's Employer

Q&A: Reimbursing Group Health Insurance Premiums

Church employees may receive tax-free reimbursements—if certain steps are followed.

Create a Research and Development Fund

Managing Your Church

Create a Research and Development Fund

Budget for unexpected ministry opportunities.

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Common Reasons Churches Go to Court

Managing Your Church

Common Reasons Churches Go to Court

The number one reason has remained the same for years.

December 2014

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Church Law & Tax Report

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Four Fiduciary Duties of Church Boards Subscriber access only

Officers and directors must provide careful financial oversight—or else face consequences.
One Minute Summary, November/December 2014

Church Finance Today

December
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Lost Your Form 4361? Subscriber access only

The Tax Court addresses ministers who can't prove they "opted out" of Social Security.

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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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Protecting Your Volunteers

Protecting Your Volunteers

Using volunteers can present challenges and legal concerns.
When the Budget Is Tight

When the Budget Is Tight

How to take control of the church's finances.