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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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Understanding an IRS Audit

Understanding an IRS Audit

Cover your bases in the areas of greatest risk of audits.
Safe Money Management

Safe Money Management

Use this guide to make sure funds are allocated and used appropriately.