Church Finance Today

July 2001
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Feature Article

Protecting the Church's Pocketbook Member access only

The consequences of check forgery are serious for both the victims and the forgers.


Failure to Remit Withheld Taxes to IRS Impacts Employer, Not Worker Member access only

Churches that withhold compensation to cover taxes are liable for that amount, court rules.

Tax Court Denies a Donor's Charitable Contribution Deductions Member access only

Donor failed to record donations and transferred car ownership to an individual.

Court Denies Workers Compensation for Carpal Tunnel Injury Member access only

Employee's physicians did not conclude injury was work-related.

Nonqualified Church Retirement Plans Should Be Legally Reviewed Member access only

Laws for these plans are complex.



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Understanding Pastoral Liability

Understanding Pastoral Liability Member access only

Know the situations in which a pastor is personally liable for wrongdoing.
20 Finance Questions Churches Ask

20 Finance Questions Churches Ask Member access only

Richard Hammar answers relevant tax and finance questions for church leaders.