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Fraud in the Church: What We Learned from 700 Church Leaders
Discover the results of our 2021 church fraud survey and the best practices for reducing vulnerabilities.
Can Churches Bar Service Animals?
What church leaders need to know about discrimination laws and the church.
A VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE
Introduction: Religious Land Use & The Church
A five-part series on an often overlooked law that can benefit churches.
What if Your Church Receives a Large Donation of Virtual Currency?
Understanding federal tax law for gifts of virtual currency valued at greater than $5,000.
Board Possessed Legal Authority to Fire Its Pastor
State nonprofit corporation law factored heavily in the court's ruling.
Employee in Same-Sex Civil Union Sues Religious School
The “church autonomy doctrine” did not bar the plaintiff’s claims of discrimination, says court.
Court Rejects Ministry’s Claim That It Is Exempt from All Taxes and Regulation
Attempts to become a “508(c)(1)(A)” church to avoid taxation and IRS scrutiny could have serious consequences.
How Well Does Your Church Prevent Financial Misconduct?
What we learned from a recent survey—with expert guidance on how to protect the church.
The Basics of Running a Legally Sound Church Business Meeting
Attorneys Richard Hammar and Sarah E. Merkle discuss best practices for implementing and following parliamentary procedures.
Reporting Financial Crime as a Matter of Stewardship
When misconduct arises, contacting the authorities is an act of safeguarding God’s resources.
Loved and Trusted: What Shocks Us Most About Fraud Perpetrators
A closer look at the men and women who steal from churches—and the red flags leaders should watch for.
Key Tax Dates October 2021
Deadline for church employees with six-month extensions for filing 2020 tax returns.
Religious Land Use & The Church: A Virtual Roundtable
What your church needs to know about an often overlooked law.