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Legal Rights for Churches Challenged

Jul 30, 2020

Many churches are trying their best to navigate the new realities of our current world. With the fall coming, and schools starting to announce back-to...

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Approved by IRS, Revoked by State

May 05, 2020

The world of compliance for nonprofit organizations can feel daunting at times, especially since there are often both IRS and state-level filing requi...

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Don’t Miss This Deadline For Your Church

Apr 04, 2019

Pastor Carlos looked around his desk. Under a disheveled pile of forms, envelopes, photos, and receipts, he found an inconspicuous looking postcard fr...

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1 Step Leads to 7% Budget Increase

Sep 27, 2018

“What do you mean I have to pay taxes on all this? I have the IRS letter right here! We are putting on a huge event this weekend. I don’t ...

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How to Protect Your Church Name

Jul 11, 2017

The night Alex answered God’s call to start a church, he had a dream.  In this dream there were two cliffs; Alex was standing on one cliff...

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501(c)(3) Approved by IRS, Revoked by State

Apr 19, 2018

How familiar are you with your church or ministry's yearly state filing requirements? Is it something that you keep meaning to get around to, but neve...

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February 12th--Sad Day for Churches in New York

Feb 01, 2012

The United States Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of a church in Bronx, NY that was not allowed to rent a school for their Sunday worship ser...

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Pastor Dies; Leaves No Clear Line of Succession

Aug 25, 2011

Does your church have a succession plan for the founding pastor? If so, will it hold legal ground if it had to be enacted? Many husband and wife teams...

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Facts and Myths about Church and Ministry Incorporation

Jun 14, 2011

I received a call from very upset Mr. X. (For the sake of anonymity, let's just call him Mr. X.) He was insisting that I shut down my ministry and rep...

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