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January/February 2010
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Feature Article

57 Tax Changes You Need to Know About Subscriber access only

New laws may mean lower taxes for 2009.

Articles

Should You Prepare Your Own Tax Returns? Subscriber access only

It's not as hard as you might think.
Recent Developments

Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches, with Richard R. Hammar
Ohio
Church Business Meetings

Follow Procedural Requirements for Church Business Meetings Subscriber access only

Follow your church's bylaws and state law to ensure the validity of your membership meetings.
Iowa

What's Protected by the Clergy-Penitent Privilege Subscriber access only

Not all conversations with a minister are covered by the privilege.
Massachusetts
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Can a Denominational Office Be Held Liable for a Pastor's Sexual Misconduct? Subscriber access only

The answer depends on several factors.
Tax Calendar

Tax Calendar

Important deadlines for churches and ministers

ChurchSalary

ChurchSalary

Experience a whole new way to set compensation. Eliminate the guesswork – get access to detailed compensation reports in just minutes.

Church Issues: Waivers and Release Forms and Church Liability

Church Issues: Waivers and Release Forms and Church Liability Subscriber access only

What these documents do—and don't do—based on statutes and court decisions made nationwide.
Confronting Peer Abuse in Your Church

Confronting Peer Abuse in Your Church  Subscriber access only

Learn how to watch and protect the children under your care from peer abuse at church.