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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.
Accessing Employee Computers

Accessing Employee Computers Subscriber access only

Do churches have the right to monitor computers and phones?
Your Guide To Employee Handbooks

Your Guide To Employee Handbooks

If updated regularly, an employee handbook can offer valuable legal protection against civil court claims made by disgruntled staff members.
Managing Church Facility Use

Managing Church Facility Use

Find insights to equip your church to host members and strangers.