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Church Law & Tax Report

March/April 2016
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Feature Article

The Tax Code's "No Inurement" Limitation

The Tax Code's "No Inurement" Limitation Member access only

Failure to meet certain conditions can jeopardize a church's exempt status.

Articles

Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse Member access only

Far too many churches are legally vulnerable.

Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches, with Richard R. Hammar
Florida
Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Court Expresses Increased Interest in Cellphone Use and Accident Liability Member access only

Case underscores the need for cellphone usage policies for employees and volunteers who drive for church-sponsored events.
Connecticut
Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Court Rules Religious School Can Be Sued for Child’s Bullying Member access only