Common Reasons Churches Go to Court
Common Reasons Churches Go to Court
The number one reason has remained the same for years.

In this audio interview with podcast host Tony Gill, Richard Hammar shares data he's collected from yearly reviews of cases pertaining to church litigation. For further insights into the issues covered in this interview, see "Top 5 Reasons Churches End Up in Court" ...

Church Management Roundup: 9.15.14
Five trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
Church Management Roundup: 9.15.14

1. Use caution when changing employee policies. "For many churches, policies change. Additions and modifications are common. Church leaders often assume that additions and changes automatically apply to current as well as future employees. But this often will not be the ...

Tax Guide Reminder: September 2014
Don't forget this important date.
Tax Guide Reminder: September 2014

This infographic is one of many featured on ChurchLawAndTax.com. Find more infographics, including a full-year tax guide timeline infographic.

For expert help with all of your church's tax questions, check out the 2014 Church & Clergy Tax Guide.

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Staff Compensation Consumes a Major Portion of Large Church Budgets
New finding closely mirrors Christianity Today's church budget study.
Staff Compensation Consumes a Major Portion of Large Church Budgets

Large churches spend slightly less than half their total budget on staffing costs, according to a study released today by Leadership Network in partnership with Vanderbloemen Search Group. The 2014 Large Church Salary Report is based on responses from 727 churches in North ...

Beware of Tax and Investment Scams
If it's too good to be true ...
Beware of Tax and Investment Scams

In this audio interview with podcast host Tony Gill, Richard Hammar discusses why church leaders should be aware that tax and investment scams are sometimes directed at churches. For further insights into the issues covered in this interview, see "Watch Out for Tax Scams," ...

Church Management Roundup: 9.8.14
Five trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
Church Management Roundup: 9.8.14

1. Two questions to ask about your screening program for children's workers. "Does our background screening include a written application, investigation into prior church and volunteer work, reference checks, a personal interview, and a criminal records check? Do our ...

Designating a Housing Allowance
Make sure you do it right.
Designating a Housing Allowance

Many churches are lax in their housing allowance designations. Internal Revenue Regulation 1.107(b) requires that in order to be housing allowance, the amount must be designated as such pursuant to an official action taken in advance of the payment of the allowance by the ...

Resources

Serving as a Disaster Relief Team

Serving as a Disaster Relief Team

Learn how to organize, equip, and train a disaster relief team.
Essentials for Screening Childrens Workers

Essentials for Screening Childrens Workers

Are the children in your church safe?