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Supreme Court: Commemorative Cross on Public Land Did Not Offend the Constitution

Supreme Court: Commemorative Cross on Public Land Did Not Offend the Constitution Member access only

Bladensburg Cross may remain, both for its religious and secular purposes, majority says.
Updated IRS Reporting Requirement Applies to Church Preschools

Updated IRS Reporting Requirement Applies to Church Preschools Member access only

Publicizing racial nondiscrimination policy can now also be fulfilled through a website statement.
Religious and Individual Giving Dipped in 2018

Religious and Individual Giving Dipped in 2018

Newly released philanthropy report reveals decreases in giving that may, in part, be due to tax policy changes.
Hey, Fletch: Are Discounts to Church Events Taxable Income?

Hey, Fletch: Are Discounts to Church Events Taxable Income?

Understanding what IRS Publication 15-B and IRC Section 132(a)(2) does and doesn’t say.
Atheist Organization Opts Not to Appeal Housing Allowance Ruling

Atheist Organization Opts Not to Appeal Housing Allowance Ruling

Group says its arguments hold merit, but success at Supreme Court unlikely.
Could Your Church Face an ADA Noncompliance Lawsuit for Its Website or App?

Could Your Church Face an ADA Noncompliance Lawsuit for Its Website or App?

What to know about this rising trend in litigation.
Church Staff Salaries: Better Private or Public?

Church Staff Salaries: Better Private or Public? Member access only

Balancing transparency and accountability with privacy is key—but no easy task.
The Future Is Digital for Church Law & Tax Report and Church Finance Today

The Future Is Digital for Church Law & Tax Report and Church Finance Today Member access only

As the print era closes, ChurchLawAndTax.com becomes hub of all-things law, tax, finance, and risk management.
With Interest Rates Up, Should Churches Borrow to Build?

With Interest Rates Up, Should Churches Borrow to Build?

Some considerations regarding debt to fund expansion or new construction.
Q&A: If an Outside Group Uses Our Building, Will that Jeopardize Our Property Tax Exemption?

Q&A: If an Outside Group Uses Our Building, Will that Jeopardize Our Property Tax Exemption? Member access only

Seven questions to help understand the potential implications of these arrangements.