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    The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2018
    Clergy housing, avoiding scams, and itemizations top the list of readers’ clicks this year.
    Hey, Fletch: Can My Church Force Me to Retire at Age 65?
    The legal and ministry considerations of an age-based retirement policy.
    Hey, Fletch: What Should I Look for in an Online Giving Platform?
    Four values every church should consider before making a choice.
    Provide a Notice to Donors
    Now is a good time to give contributors this important filing information.
    Your IRA and 401(k) Contribution Limits Just Went up for 2019
    The IRS issued new guidance in November for cost-of-living increases.
    Churches: Note Time-Off Requirements for the Election
    Check your state’s statute addressing what employers must provide.
    Hey, Fletch: What Kind of Written Report Should We Give to the Church Board?
    How this tool can reduce meeting times and enhance efficiency.
      Synagogue Shooter • Kentucky Shooter Tried Church • Housing Allowance Case Updates: News Roundup
      This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
        What’s Next in the Clergy Housing Allowance Challenge
        Oral arguments next week move this controversial case closer to resolution.
          How to Turn Salary Data into a Real Compensation Package
          Join us for our October 24 webinar to learn how to go from objective data to subjective context.
            Hey, Fletch: Is Our Church Website Violating Copyright Law?
            Streaming music and other activities raise several legal issues.
            5 Numbers to Watch this Fall
              Cybersecurity Month: Smart Devices in the Home and Office
              How some easy steps can prevent your most common devices from becoming a threat.
              Are You Texting Employees on the Road?
              Your church may be liable if an accident happens.
              Hey, Fletch: Would We Save Money by Outsourcing Our Church’s Cleaning?
              The cost may seem high, but the in-house expenses may surprise you.
              The Outsourcing Option
              Why your church might want to let an outside pro handle the books.
              The Minister and the Church’s Payroll Tax Obligations
              Key tips on navigating withholding.
              When Clothing and Household Items Are Donated
              Churches may want to tell taxpayers that generosity is its own reward.
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