Is your church prepared to meet the new requirements?
Health care reform changed many of the rules. So, make sure your church is following the current rulebook.
An attorney drills down on the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).
Compensation planning for clergy and other church staff presents several unique tax issues that aren’t well understood by many church leaders and their advisers. Here are three quick key considerations when structuring compensation plans: 1.) Salary. The most basic component of church staff compensation is salary. There are two important considerations to keep in mind […]
By David Middlebrook Deciding whether an individual worker is an employee or independent contractor is an increasingly important decision and deserves every church and ministry’s full attention. It is often tempting for churches and ministries to classify workers as independent contractors so as to avoid paying employment and payroll taxes and providing employee benefits and […]
True shepherd-leaders champion humility for a position of church leadership.
The extensive use of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, streaming sermon videos, podcasts and blogging, has placed many churches into a public arena with potential legal and public relations consequences.
The Supreme Court decision on the Obama health care reform
Churches are in the charity business.