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Church Formation Basics Member access only

How a church is legally formed—and why it matters.
OhioOhio

Court Allows Pastor’s Wrongful Dismissal Lawsuit to Proceed Member access only

What church leaders should note about this surprising decision by a federal court in Ohio.
IowaIowa

Defamation Claim Dismissed Due to Church’s “Qualified Privilege” Member access only

Case illustrates a protection church leaders may receive when communicating negative information with members—but caution must be exercised.
VirginiaVirginia

Sexual Abuse Victims Can Sue a Church and Regional Denominational Offices Member access only

This case demonstrates the potential liability religious denominations may face when misconduct happens at a local church.
Key Tax Dates March 2022

Key Tax Dates March 2022

Monthly and semiweekly requirements for depositing payroll taxes.