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Hey, Fletch: Does Our Church Have Enough Insurance Coverage?
Leaders must understand what is—and isn’t—covered by their policies.
IRS Announces 2019 Mileage Rates
Church leaders can track and report mileage for proper reimbursement.
4 Common Mistakes in Annual Reviews of Pastors
And solutions to these problems to help strengthen these reviews.
    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.
    IRA and 401(k) Contribution Limits Went up for 2019
    The IRS issued guidance 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.
      What’s Next in the Clergy Housing Allowance Challenge
      Oral arguments next week move this controversial case closer to resolution.
        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.
          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.
          What You Need to Know About Compensation Surveys
          Used correctly, good surveys are helpful tools for setting fair and reasonable compensation.
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          Church Issues: Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Identity

          Church Issues: Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Identity Member access only

          Richard Hammar reviews public accommodations laws.
          Internal Controls for Church Finances

          Internal Controls for Church Finances Member access only

          Learn how to protect your church's money.