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Church Law & Tax Report

May/June 2015
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Feature Article

Child Abuse Reporting and the Clergy Privilege

Child Abuse Reporting and the Clergy Privilege Member access only

Ministers must consider the serious legal ramifications of not reporting abuse.

Articles

The Tax Status of Employer-Paid Medical Insurance Member access only

New IRS guidance gives temporary relief—but compliance is still required.

Church Law & Tax Report and Beautiful Orthodoxy Member access only

How Christianity Today’s ministry cause shapes the way it covers the legal and risk matters that churches face.

Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches, with Richard R. Hammar
Ohio
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

A Church's Knowledge and Liability Member access only

Minnesota
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Denominational Due Diligence Member access only

Arizona
Insurance

The Limitations of Church Insurance Member access only

A church's insurance policy's exclusion for assaults and batteries precluded coverage, rules a federal appeals court.

Q&A

Q&A: Who Owns a Church's Accounting Records?

Q&A: Who Owns a Church's Accounting Records? Member access only

Why church leaders must understand this important question.