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February 2010

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How to Hire an Attorney for Your Church

How to Hire an Attorney for Your Church Member access only

Seven guidelines for finding the right attorney for your legal issue.

Substantiating Stock Donations Member access only

Do I need to provide the donor or the government with anything to substantiate a stock donation?

Dissolution of Church's Personal Property Member access only

How can our church be sure that the donated assets from another church are legally transferable?

No-Interest Loans Member access only

Can we provide an interest-free emergency loan to a church member?

Health Savings Accounts Member access only

Can we legally designate medical allowances for our pastors' health plan?

Insurance Premium Reimbursement Member access only

Can we reimburse a church member for her insurance premium payment, and also count her payment as a charitable contribution?
Preparing for International Missions Trips

Preparing for International Missions Trips

Assessment: Take stock of your state of readiness.

Supervision of minors during church and class time Member access only

What is a church's responsibility for supervising minors during Sunday school and worship services?

Thinking Strategically in a Recession  Member access only

Making better decisions in lean times.
Thinking Financially in a Recession

Thinking Financially in a Recession  Member access only

Leading in lean times requires a new approach.



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Reducing the Risk

Reducing the Risk Member access only

Keep your church safe from child sexual abuse.
Understanding Labor Laws

Understanding Labor Laws Member access only

Regulations that pertain to hiring, firing, paying, disciplining, and supervising ministry employees.