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A recent ruling addresses a potential risk - Hargrove v. Tree of Life Christian Day Care Center, 699 So.2d 1242 (Ala. 1997)
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Issues that affect ministers and churches, with Richard R. Hammar
A New York court ruled that the civil courts could resolve a dispute between a religious organization and a spin-off congregation over use of property.
A recently released confidential IRS memo dating back to 1992 concluded that the so-called Deason rule must be applied in the computation of self-employment taxes as well as income taxes.
The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that an employer may have violated a minister's legal rights by dismissing him for engaging in private sexual behavior in a public restroom.
A North Carolina appeals court ruled that the first amendment did not prevent it from resolving a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by three female church employees against their church and denominational agencies.