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How to Define Reasonable Compensation for Clergy

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How to Define Reasonable Compensation for Clergy

Reasonable compensation is an important criteria for maintaining a church’s tax exempt status. But what is reasonable? Who decides? There Read More >>

4 Ways Increase Your Net Worth

Before summer gets away and you begin the fall rush, take some time for a financial check-up. Tightening up your Read More >>

Hedging Your Bets: 4 Security Lessons from the Casino Industry

The casino industry may seem a world apart from most businesses; after all, most enterprises aren’t 24-hour, windowless operations filled Read More >>

3 types of donations and how to handle them

I want to share a recent question that frequently comes up in discussion about tax deductions: Do silent auction donations Read More >>

25 Governance Policies You Need

My colleague, Bill Sims, posted this on his Faithful Steward blog, and I wanted to share it with my non-profit Read More >>

What to do if tax exempt status is revoked

I received a question from Brenda in Michigan, and I think that the answer will be helpful to other readers, Read More >>

Changes in Form 990 for Tax Year 2012

Changes to Form 990 instructions and schedules clarify and modify how organizations report information and income. You can see the Read More >>

5 Taxpayer Relief Provisions related to Tax-Exempt Organizations

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, the one enacted to avert the ‘fiscal cliff,’ has five provisions that are Read More >>

What tax exempt organizations need to know about disclosure

Two types of disclosure are: 1) information about your organization and 2) information that your donor needs when they make Read More >>

Nonprofit board member job descriptions

Definitive descriptions of board member duties protect nonprofit organizations from individual liability. In addition, the board members have a clear Read More >>