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November/December 2017
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Feature Article

Retirement Planning for Pastors

Retirement Planning for Pastors Member access only

Discerning the financial and tax benefits—and drawbacks—of numerous retirement plans.


Taking the Right Steps to Establish a Retirement Plan

Taking the Right Steps to Establish a Retirement Plan Member access only

Early planning can avoid IRS trouble—and provide well when retirement comes.

A Caution for Church Volunteers Deducting Expenses Member access only

Recent Tax Court ruling addresses common expenses and charitable contributions.

Recent Developments

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

Court Rules Release Form Does Not Prohibit Minor from Suing Church After Summer Camp Injury

The Effect of Tax Deferral

The Effect of Tax Deferral

Infographic: How does tax deferral affect your retirement?



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Immigration & the Church

Immigration & the Church Member access only

Keep your church safe and legal and as you strive to serve the immigrant communities in your context.
Receipts for Donors

Receipts for Donors  Member access only

16 letters and forms for providing receipts to donors for different donations.