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February 2010

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Collaborating to Manage Risk

Slideshow: How Church Boards & Staff Can Work Together
How to Hire an Attorney for Your Church

How to Hire an Attorney for Your Church

Seven tips for finding good counsel.

Substantiating Stock Donations Subscriber access only

Do I need to provide the donor or the government with anything to substantiate a stock donation?

Supervision of minors during church and class time Subscriber access only

What is a church's responsibility for supervising minors during Sunday school and worship services?

Dissolution of Church's Personal Property Subscriber access only

How can our church be sure that the donated assets from another church are legally transferable?

No-Interest Loans Subscriber access only

Can we provide an interest-free emergency loan to a church member?

Health Savings Accounts Subscriber access only

Can we legally designate medical allowances for our pastors' health plan?

Insurance Premium Reimbursement Subscriber access only

Can we reimburse a church member for her insurance premium payment, and also count her payment as a charitable contribution?
Preparing for International Missions Trips

Preparing for International Missions Trips

Assessment: Take stock of your state of readiness.
Are We Ready for High Risk?

Are We Ready for High Risk?

Assessment: Plan ahead before you go.
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20 Finance Questions Churches Ask

20 Finance Questions Churches Ask Subscriber access only

Richard Hammar shares his answers to 20 of the most widely asked and relevant tax and finance questions for church leaders.
Avoiding Costly Tax-filing Mistakes

Avoiding Costly Tax-filing Mistakes Subscriber access only

Describes several common errors to watch out for when filing minister's taxes.