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Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Cut Our Budget as We Weather the Effects of the Pandemic?

Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Cut Our Budget as We Weather the Effects of the Pandemic? Member access only

Real financial change takes place when you conduct a mission-based impact assessment.
Supreme Court Again Rules that Safety and Health Regulations Override Religious Freedom

Supreme Court Again Rules that Safety and Health Regulations Override Religious Freedom Member access only

Dissenting opinion in this pandemic-related ruling expressed First Amendment concerns.
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Child Abuse: Emerging Trends from the Biggest Legal Threat to Churches

Important insights and best practices for keeping your church and children safe from child abuse.
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Christian College Not Liable for Sexual Misconduct of Former Student Hired by a Church Member access only

Churches should be aware that states are divided on liability based on recommendations related to hiring.
Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness

Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness

The latest instructions to help ensure the maximum amount of your church’s loan converts to a nontaxable grant.
Supreme Court Reaffirms and Expands Ministerial Exception

Supreme Court Reaffirms and Expands Ministerial Exception Member access only

What the ruling means for churches and religious organizations.
IRS Updates Group Exemption Procedure

IRS Updates Group Exemption Procedure Member access only

New guidance with specific application to denominations and churches covered by the group ruling.
Q&A: In Light of the Pandemic, What Should We Include in Our Cash Balances for Forecasting Purposes?

Q&A: In Light of the Pandemic, What Should We Include in Our Cash Balances for Forecasting Purposes? Member access only

It’s important to remember that liquidity refers to cash available for operations.
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Recommended Reading

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Supreme Court Endorses Some Aid to Parents of Religious School Students

Supreme Court Endorses Some Aid to Parents of Religious School Students Member access only

Decision opens the door for religious schools to benefit from funds available to other kinds of schools.