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May/June

May/June

Who Can Sign Church Documents?
March/April

March/April

Requirements for Hiring Foreign Nationals
January/February

January/February

Tax Developments

2018


November/December

November/December

Legal Considerations for Church Membership
September/October

September/October

Protecting Your Church from Cyber Threats
July/August

July/August

Compensation-Setting
May/June

May/June

Integrating Tax Reform for 2018—and Beyond
March/April

March/April

Creating Sexual Harassment Policies for Church Workplaces
January/February

January/February

Ten Tax Developments Affecting Churches and Clergy in 2018

2017


November/December

November/December

Retirement Planning for Pastors
September/October

September/October

Building with Confidence
July/August

July/August

Church Facilities and Sexual Identity Laws
May/June

May/June

The Legal and Moral Case for a Defibrillator
March/April

March/April

Churches, Gender Identity, and Bathroom Access
January/February

January/February

Understanding the 2017 Tax Season

2016


November/December

November/December

Responding to Anonymous Allegations
September/October

September/October

The New Overtime Rules
July/August

July/August

Assumption of Risk Forms
May/June

May/June

Arbitration of Employment Disputes
March/April

March/April

The Tax Code's "No Inurement" Limitation
January/February

January/February

Tax Developments

2015


November/December

November/December

Reviewing Employment Policies and Practices
September/October

September/October

Churches, Schools, and the Unvaccinated Movement
July/August

July/August

Liability for Ignoring Donors' Designations
May/June

May/June

Child Abuse Reporting
March/April

March/April

Reference Checks
January/February

January/February

10 Key Tax Law Updates for 2015

2014


November/December

November/December

Fiduciary Duties of Church Boards
September/October

September/October

Church Employment Policies
July/August

July/August

Protecting the Church's Name
May/June

May/June

Youth Ministry Risks
March/April

March/April

Funding Foreign Activities
January/February

January/February

10 Key Points from the Housing Allowance Ruling

2013


November/December

November/December

Stopping a Shooter
September/October

September/October

Same-Sex Marriage Rulings
July/August

July/August

2013 Child Abuse Reporting Laws
May/June

May/June

Clergy, Counseling, and Criminal Liability
March/April

March/April

Church Mergers and Acquisitions
January/February

January/February

39 Tax Developments

2012


November/December

November/December

Best Practices for Protecting Children
September/October

September/October

Politics of Religion
July/August

July/August

Changes in Robert’s Rules of Order
May/June

May/June

Lessons from Penn State's Scandal
March/April

March/April

"Ministerial Exception" Ruling
January/February

January/February

59 Tax Developments

2011


November/December

November/December

Electronics in the Church
September/October

September/October

New Federal Crib Regulations
July/August

July/August

Valuable Tax Credit for Churches
May/June

May/June

Unrelated Business Income Tax
March/April

March/April

Avoiding Tax-filing Mistakes
January/February

January/February

64 Tax Developments

2010


November/December

November/December

Immigration Law
September/October

September/October

Sex Offenders in Church
July/August

July/August

Health Care Reform
May/June

May/June

Child Abuse Reporting Laws
March/April

March/April

Parliamentary Procedure
January/February

January/February

57 Tax Changes

2009


September/October

September/October

Liability for Sexual Misconduct
July/August

July/August

Church Bylaws
May/June

May/June

Child Abuse Reporting Laws
March/April

March/April

Whose Church Is It?
January/February

January/February

46 Tax Developments

2008


November/December

November/December

Personal Liability for Mismanaged Money
September/October

September/October

Same-Sex Marriages
July/August

July/August

Inspection of Employees' Computers
May/June

May/June

Child Abuse Reporting Laws
March/April

March/April

Security Guards
January/February

January/February

Tax Developments in 2007

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Understanding Pastoral Liability

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Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws

Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws Member access only

Did you know pastors and other church staff may be required by law to report child abuse and that laws on this vary state by state?