The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2018 
    Clergy housing, avoiding scams, and itemizations top the list of readers’ clicks this year.
    The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2018

    The most popular articles in 2018 on ManagingYourChurch.com show an acute interest in the big legal story this year: what’s happening with the clergy housing allowance. Apart from those pieces (below), readers also showed interest—via page views—in being aware ...

    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: Can My Church Force Me to Retire at Age 65?

    In this regular column, longtime executive pastor and XPastor.org founder David Fletcher takes on readers’ questions about finances, staffing, communications, and more. Submit your questions using the subject line "Hey, Fletch" to editor@churchlawandtax.com.

    Hey, Fletch: What Should I Look for in an Online Giving Platform? 
    Four values every church should consider before making a choice.
    Hey, Fletch: What Should I Look for in an Online Giving Platform?

    In this regular column, longtime executive pastor and XPastor.org founder David Fletcher takes on readers’ questions about finances, staffing, communications, and more. Submit your questions using the subject line "Hey, Fletch" to editor@churchlawandtax.com.

    Provide a Notice to Donors 
    Now is a good time to give contributors this important filing information.
    Provide a Notice to Donors

    Donors should be advised in the church bulletin or newsletter, on the church website, or in a letter from the church, not to file their federal income tax return before they receive their contribution summary from the church. Donors may not be able to deduct individual contributions ...

    Your IRA and 401(k) Contribution Limits Just Went up for 2019 
    The IRS issued new guidance in November for cost-of-living increases.
    Your IRA and 401(k) Contribution Limits Just Went up for 2019

    Recently the Internal Revenue Service announced a cost-of-living adjustment to the annual contribution limits for retirement vehicles for the upcoming 2019 tax year. The plans and accounts affected include Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs) as well as 401(k), 403(b), ...

    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: What Kind of Written Report Should We Give to the Church Board?

    In this regular biweekly column, longtime executive pastor and XPastor.org founder David Fletcher takes on readers’ questions about finances, staffing, communications, and more. Submit your questions using the subject line "Hey, Fletch" to editor@churchlawandtax.com. ...

    Churches: Note Time-Off Requirements for the Election 
    Check your state’s statute addressing what employers must provide.
    Churches: Note Time-Off Requirements for the Election

    Election Day is upon us—and churches as employers need to note their potential legal obligations to give employees time off to vote.

    As Kiplinger Letter recently noted, 29 states keep laws on the books that require employers to accommodate voting time of between one and ...

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    Dealing with Dangerous People

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