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Liability of Directors of Non-Profit Organizations

Individuals who are approached to serve on the Board of Directors of a non-profit organization will often ask about a non-profit volunteer’s liability exposure. Can a volunteer director or volunteer trustee of a non-profit organization be held personally liable …

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When Should Churches Form Subsidiary Corporations?

When Should Churches Form Subsidiary Corporations?

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When should a church or ministry establish a for-profit corporation?

A church or ministry should never be established as a for-profit corporation, since doing so would prevent the church or ministry from obtaining tax-exempt status. However, a church or ministry …

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Church corporations – part 3

Church corporations – part 3

church-corporations-3Our last post discussed how a church corporation or ministry corporation is formed.  Today, let’s consider:

Who are incorporators, directors, and officers?

When establishing a church corporation or a ministry corporation, it is important to understand the meaning of these …

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Church corporations – part 2

Church corporations – part 2

church-corporations-2Our last post discussed some of the basic reasons for forming a church corporation or ministry corporation.  Today, let’s consider:

What type of corporation should be used for a church or ministry?

Churches and ministries are formed as non-profit corporations.  …

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Church corporations – part 1

Church corporations – part 1

church-corporations-1Have you ever wondered whether you should start a new corporation?  Maybe you’ve just founded a church or just started itinerating on a regular basis.  Or, maybe you are launching a major new initiative for an existing church or ministry.  …

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Computer Use Guidelines Your Staff Must Know

Computer Use Guidelines Your Staff Must Know

ministry-computer-use-guidelines-01The Internet can be both a useful tool and a destructive force for a church. On one hand, the Internet allows churches to market inexpensively to potential churchgoers and to quickly and efficiently relay news and information to members and …

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