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Pastor, Church & Law

written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA

Introduction

Volume 3 . Chapter 8, Part 2 . § 8-06

There are several legal and tax issues associated with the compensation and benefits a church pays to its employees. This chapter will address workers compensation, the minimum wage, and overtime pay. Several other issues are addressed in other books by Richard Hammar, as summarized in Table 8-4 Application of Workers Compensation Laws to Religious Employers.

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