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Richard R. Hammar is an attorney licensed to practice in the state of Missouri, and he holds his CPA certificate from the Missouri State Board of Accountancy. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and attended Harvard Divinity School.
Rich specializes in legal and tax issues for churches and clergy. He is senior editor of ChurchLawAndTax.com and the author of several books published by Church Law & Tax, including Pastor, Church & Law, Fifth Edition, the annual Church & Clergy Tax Guide, and Reducing the Risk, a child sexual abuse awareness training program.
Rich wrote the first edition of Pastor, Church & Law in 1983. He co-founded the Church Law & Tax Report and Church Finance Today print newsletters—the precursors to ChurchLawAndTax.com—in 1987 and 1993, respectively, and other related resources with James Cobble. He has contributed articles or comments to ...
Senior Editorial Advisors
Advisors at Large
Consultant, Instructor, and Certified Church Administrator
CPA and Tax Attorney
Founder of XPastor.org
Executive Pastor of Administration
Church IT Consultant
CPA and Church Chief Financial Officer
Attorney and Interim Law School Dean
Pastor and Author
Editor, Content and Business Development
Senior Brand Coordinator
Marketing Project Manager
Editor of Planning and Web
Vice President & Publisher of Ministry Resources