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Dan Busby

Dan Busby

Dan Busby

Dan Busby is the president of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), an oversight and accreditation organization. As a former certified public accountant, Dan founded a CPA firm, was the controller of a major medical center, and chief financial officer of a major religious denomination. Hundreds of thousands of his books and booklets on tax and finance issues have been used by church and other nonprofit leaders. More than 250 of his articles have appeared in various magazines and websites. He is a frequent speaker at national nonprofit conferences and has spoken in 37 states.

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Measuring Your Church's Cash Reserves
Managing Your Church

Measuring Your Church's Cash Reserves

Adequate cash reserves are necessary for a church to meet its obligations on time in spite of fluctuations in monthly revenue.
The High Price of “Harmless” Integrity Deficits
Managing Your Church

The High Price of “Harmless” Integrity Deficits

How white lies and exaggeration are hurting your ministry.
For Churches, Only Trust Will Win Over a Skeptical Public
Managing Your Church

For Churches, Only Trust Will Win Over a Skeptical Public

The ingredients for winning back people desperate for something better.
Church Finance Today

Can We Help Specific Families Raise Money for Adoptions? Subscriber access only

The second a gift goes to a specific person, it becomes a personal gift, not a charitable one.
Church Payroll Tax Audits—the IRS Is Watching
Church Finance Today

Church Payroll Tax Audits—the IRS Is Watching Subscriber access only

Get these files and paperwork organized to stay prepared.
Safeguard the Church Treasury
ChurchLawAndTax.com

Safeguard the Church Treasury Subscriber access only

Important protections against money mismanagement.
Fringe Benefits for Church Staff
ChurchLawAndTax.com

Fringe Benefits for Church Staff Subscriber access only

The right package can save you big tax dollars.
ChurchLawAndTax.com

You've Been Embezzled Subscriber access only

Here's what to do next.
Managing Your Church

Six Steps for Handling Fraud

What to do when your church has been embezzled.
ChurchLawAndTax.com

Simple Tips to Responding to Embezzlement

Six steps to handling theft at your church.
Church Property & Administration: Volume 2 of Pastor, Church & Law

Church Property & Administration: Volume 2 of Pastor, Church & Law

Topics: inspection of records, federal reporting requirements, incorporation, zoning laws, and more.
Does Your Church Need a Security Guard?

Does Your Church Need a Security Guard?

Keeping your church safe from gun violence.