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Compensation

Talking about compensation can be difficult—especially in the church. Many ministry workers would say their focus should be on “kingdom work,” not about the amount on their paycheck.
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Paying the Pastor

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Three tax considerations all churches should note before setting compensation.
Setting Staff Salaries

Setting Staff Salaries Subscriber access only

Churches often fail to count the hidden costs of poor salaries.
What You Need to Know About Negotiating a Raise

What You Need to Know About Negotiating a Raise Subscriber access only

How both employees and their supervisors should approach the conversation.
Fringe Benefits for Church Staff

Fringe Benefits for Church Staff Subscriber access only

The right package can save you big tax dollars.
Minding the Gap: Gender and Compensation in Churches and Ministries

Minding the Gap: Gender and Compensation in Churches and Ministries

How churches can provide equitable pay for the women and men they employ.
Benevolence Fund Basics

Benevolence Fund Basics

Help your church develop a tax-compliant benevolence ministry.
Essential Guide to Money for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Money for Church Boards

Church board members should have a basic understanding of these financial issues.