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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.
4 Common Mistakes in Annual Reviews of Pastors
And solutions to these problems to help strengthen these reviews.
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.
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.
    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.
      Hey, Fletch: Should We Use Time Cards for Pastors?
      When work ethic comes into question, is documentation a suitable solution?
        Over 1,000 Children Abused by Pennsylvania Priests Over Decades
        New grand jury report catalogs astonishing breadth of child sexual abuse by priests.
        3 Audiences for Church Financial Reports to Consider
        The people you need to keep in the know when creating financial statements.
        Hey, Fletch: A Board Member No Longer Gives to the Church
        How to approach a board member who isn’t engaging with the church’s mission.
        6 Common Problems with Church Bylaws
        Why bylaws can often hurt churches.
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        Setting a Pastor's Pay

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        Richard Hammar explains legal and tax matters for planning a pastor's compensation.
        Smart Money for Church Salaries

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        This resource takes you on a journey through real-life case studies to uncover compensation issues and navigate their solutions.