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Pastor, Church & Law

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

Liability & Church and State IssuesVolume 4

Liability & Church and State Issues

Learn which local, state, and federal laws and regulations apply to religious organizations and which ones do not. This volume addresses the church's legal liability on: negligent employee selection, retention, and supervision, counseling, breach of fiduciary duty, ratification, and defamation. Finally, Richard Hammar discusses the religion clause of the first amendment - it's interpretation, inclusions, and exclusions.

Avoiding Costly Tax-filing Mistakes

Avoiding Costly Tax-filing Mistakes Subscriber access only

Describes several common errors to watch out for when filing minister's taxes.
Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws

Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws Subscriber 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?