Church Finance Today

October 2005
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Feature Article

Are Pledges Legally Enforceable? Member access only

Yes, in some cases, a court rules.


Church Treasurer Sentenced to Six Years at Hard Labor Member access only

Treasurer wrote unauthorized checks to pay her own bills, showed no remorse.

Are Churches Exempt from City Water Assessments? Member access only

Yes, one court ruled.

Failing to Comply with Payroll Reporting Requirements Can Be Costly Member access only

Individuals can be ordered to personally pay for missing funds.

Why Church Treasurers Should Be Familiar with Form 1098-C Member access only

A summary of the new reporting requirements for donating used cars to charities.



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Preventing a Violent Incident at Your Church

Preventing a Violent Incident at Your Church Member access only

Learn about preparing for an active shooter, conceal carry weapons laws, and the role of security guards.
12 Law & Tax Guidelines for New Ministers

12 Law & Tax Guidelines for New Ministers Member access only

Essential knowledge to ensure legal and financial clarity and integrity in ministry.