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2019


June

June

Clergy Housing Allowance
May

May

Determining Financial Policies
April

April

When Churches Neglect Payroll Taxes
March

March

Accounting Standards Update
February

February

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
January

January

Employee Lawsuits Against Churches Are on the Rise

2018


December

December

Should a Church and Its Pastor Co-Own a Home?
November

November

End-of-Year Tasks
October

October

Changing Dynamics of Church Treasurer Role
September

September

Tax Rules for Gifts of Personal Property
August

August

Gifts of Property
July

July

Wage Classifications
June

June

Encouraging Estate Gifts
May

May

The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding
April

April

Guiding Bivocational Ministers through the Tax Maze
March

March

6 Questions to Assess Vehicle Insurance
February

February

Facing a Future Without the Clergy Housing Allowance
January

January

How Ratios Can Strengthen This Year's Finances

2017


December

December

5 Unique Features of Church Compensation
November

November

Helping Boards Set Pastoral Compensation
October

October

How Fraud Happens in Churches
September

September

Workers' Compensation: Who Is—and Isn't—Covered?
August

August

The High Costs of an Abuse Claim
July

July

Financial Trends in Launching Congregations
June

June

Balancing Personnel Costs
May

May

The Return of Tax-Free Medical Premium Payments
April

April

Let the Buyer (and Leaser) Beware
March

March

Six Ways Churches Can Thwart New Email Threat
February

February

Setting Pay Packages for Pastors
January

January

Better Reports, Better Results

2016


December

December

Five Tips for Finance Professionals Joining a Church Staff
November

November

Where's the Money to Fix This?
October

October

Follow the Data
September

September

The Financial Health of Pastors
August

August

New Overtime Pay Rules
July

July

Effective IT on a Church Budget
June

June

Reduce Your Church's Expenses
May

May

Whistleblower Policies and Church Culture
April

April

Finding the Best Approach to a Budget Calendar
March

March

Software: Choose Wisely
February

February

Beware of Investment Scams
January

January

Key 2016 ACA Updates

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