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2013

2013's Top 10 Church Law and Finance Articles

2013's Top 10 Church Law and Finance Articles  Subscriber access only

What interested church leaders the most this past year?
Electronic Reporting Now Required for Foreign Accounts

Electronic Reporting Now Required for Foreign Accounts Subscriber access only

Churches with $10,000 or more abroad must note change.
Starting a New Church?

Starting a New Church?

Infographic: We've done the legwork for you.

Overseas Missions

Video: The legal issues your church needs to consider when it ministers overseas.
How Not to Bring Relief after a Natural Disaster

How Not to Bring Relief after a Natural Disaster Subscriber access only

Dr. Jamie Aten, disaster readiness expert and founder of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute, gives guidance for churches that want to help in the wake of natural calamities.
Seven Church Finance Questions for Vonna Laue

Seven Church Finance Questions for Vonna Laue  Subscriber access only

CPA and church finance specialist Vonna Laue gives us a snapshot of how church finances across America are faring, and how your church can improve.
Child Sex Abuse is Still the Top Reason Your Church Could Go to Court

Child Sex Abuse is Still the Top Reason Your Church Could Go to Court Subscriber access only

Richard Hammar covers data from 2012, showing the top five reasons churches land in hot water.

The Tax Treatment of Cell Phones

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Why Business Jargon May Trip Up Church Exemptions

Why Business Jargon May Trip Up Church Exemptions  Subscriber access only

IRS ruling reveals potential problems when ministries are too commercial.
New Simplified Option for Deducting Home Office Expenses

New Simplified Option for Deducting Home Office Expenses Subscriber access only

Rule may apply to pastors and church staff that conduct work from home.
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Understanding Wage and Hour Laws

Understanding Wage and Hour Laws

Learn about the Fair Labor Standards Act and how it applies to churches.
Sex Offenders in the Church - Part 1

Sex Offenders in the Church - Part 1

How to respond to sex offenders in the church.