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Ted R. Batson Jr.

Ted R. Batson Jr.

Ted R. Batson Jr.

Ted R. Batson Jr. is a CPA and tax attorney. He serves as a partner and Professional Practice Leader–Tax for CapinCrouse LLP, a national CPA and consulting firm, helping the Christian nonprofit community from the firm’s Indianapolis office. He has more than 25 years of experience working with nonprofits, donors, and others in the exempt organization community.

Batson is a frequent speaker at national nonprofit sector events, including the Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes Conference and Missio Nexus Mission Leaders Conference. He is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Trust, Estate, and Gift Technical Resource Panel and a frequent speaker at the AICPA’s annual National Estate Planning Conference, where he lectures on charitable giving tools and techniques. In addition, Batson is the chairman of the board of Charitable Allies, an Indianapolis-based legal aid firm providing legal and consulting services to exempt organizations.

Batson earned his law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He received an MBA degree from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He earned his undergraduate degree from Asbury University.

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ChurchLawAndTax.com

How Churches Can Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program

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Q&A: Can a Church Reject the Housing Allowance Amount a Minister Requests?
Church Law & Tax Report

Q&A: Can a Church Reject the Housing Allowance Amount a Minister Requests?

This situation might suggest there isn't not good communication between the pastor and the board.