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James E. Guinn

James E. Guinn

James E. Guinn

James E. Guinn is a founding shareholder of Guinn, Smith & Company, Inc. Since inception, Guinn, Smith & Company has primarily been involved with providing tax, auditing, and accounting services for religious organizations.

James has been in the accounting profession for over 45 years. He currently represents various religious organizations before the Internal Revenue Service. He has consulted with the general public, ministers, and employees of religious organizations with regard to IRS requirements. In recent years, he has provided litigation support to attorneys involved in church embezzlement and misappropriation cases.

Out of his experiences, he has written several reference books for nonprofit organizations and numerous articles addressing problems the IRS encounters in carrying out its function of ensuring compliance of tax-exempt organizations.

Church Issues: Waivers and Release Forms and Church Liability

Church Issues: Waivers and Release Forms and Church Liability Subscriber access only

What these documents do—and don't do—based on statutes and court decisions made nationwide.
Managing the Legal Risks of Lay Counseling

Managing the Legal Risks of Lay Counseling Subscriber access only

Develop specific policies and procedures that protect your church, lay caregivers, and those who receive care.