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It's often assumed that nonprofits have no tax obligations at all, but that's not true. Nonprofits do get a lot of tax breaks, but managers of nonprofits still need to be well-versed in the tax code to make sure they're in compliance. Although most tax-exempt nonprofit...

Without volunteers, most nonprofits wouldn't be able to function. But you want to ensure the safety of the individuals you're serving. Background checks protect nonprofits from repercussions of placing unsuitable candidates in volunteer roles. For example, churches, youth sports leagues, hospitals and schools often run background...

We are in unprecedented times. This Coronavirus has brought our country, businesses, and employers to their knees.  Who would have guessed just a few short weeks ago that our country would experience massive business shutdowns resulting in massive employee layoffs? For the church, most are now in Coronavirus...

Payroll and taxes are usually a confusing topic for businesses who can easily find themselves in trouble with the IRS if payroll taxes are not reported correctly. For churches and places of worship, payroll taxes can be especially tricky due to the dual-tax status of...

If your church has made the difficult decision to reduce staff levels, you may find yourself scrambling to ensure proper accounting checks and balances with fewer employees. An effective accounting control system is dependent upon proper and adequate segregation of duties. Accounting tasks, particularly those involving...

In the complicated world of ministerial pay, it is important to know that pastors and other ordained employees can receive a certain amount of money in compensation for basic living expenses. This is called a housing allowance, also known as a parsonage allowance or a...