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Special Occasion Gifts Member access only

Does our pastor have to claim his gift as taxable income?

Conscientious Objection to Social Security Member access only

When can a minister file form 4361?
Pastor's Discretionary Funds

Pastor's Discretionary Funds Member access only

Is this money always considered taxable income?

Documentation of Volunteer's Out-Of-Pocket Expenses Member access only

Can volunteers' expenses be converted into cash contributions to the church?

Housing Allowance Procedures for Hospital Chaplains Member access only

What is acceptable practice?
Establishing Ministers as Self-Employed

Establishing Ministers as Self-Employed Member access only

At what point does a pastor pay Social Security?

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Internal Controls for Church Finances

Internal Controls for Church Finances Member access only

Learn how to protect your church's money.
Essential Guide to Liabilities and Duties for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Liabilities and Duties for Church Boards Member access only

Be aware of ways you can expose yourself to personal legal liability.