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Minister Housing Allowance Ruled Unconstitutional

A Federal District Judge in Wisconsin has ruled the clergy housing allowance, outlined in section 107 of the Internal Revenue Code as unconstitutional.

Written by Church Law Group  |  Category: Church Employment, Executive Compensation, General, Tax-Exemption

Churches now eligible for some public funds says Supreme Court

On Monday, June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court ruled in the Trinity Luther Church of Columbia, Inc, v. Missouri Department of Natural Resources case that religious organizations...

Written by Church Law Group  |  Category: General, Tax-Exemption

President Trump Issues Executive Order aimed at limiting the Johnson Amendment.

President Trump limits Johnson Amendment enforcement.

Written by Church Law Group  |  Category: Tax-Exemption, Uncategorized

Wage and Hour Rules Halted!

Churches, ministries and nonprofits have been preparing for the new wage and hour regulations to take effect December 1, but will now have to wait for the federal court system to determine its fate.

Written by Church Law Group  |  Category: Main Articles, Church Employment, Executive Compensation, General

Pastoral Separation Guidelines

From time to time it becomes necessary for a church to part ways with a pastor or other senior leaders. We have come up with some guidelines to follow if this scenario arises.

Written by Church Law Group  |  Category: Main Articles, General

Massachusetts Government Can Force Transgender Bathroom Policies On Churches, Guidance Says

Under a Massachusetts civil rights agency’s interpretation of new anti-discrimination law, churches can be forced to let biological males .....

Written by Church Law Group  |  Category: Main Articles, Children's Ministry, Church Security

Case Update – Minister’s Housing Exclusion Challenge

There has been an important development this month in the most recent court challenge to the minister’s housing exclusion brought ...

Written by Church Law Group  |  Category: Main Articles, Executive Compensation, General, Tax-Exemption

California Christian Schools and Religious Liberty?

Two troubling episodes from California about the state of Christian higher education and religious liberty in the LoveWins™ era.

First, Robert Oscar Lopez, a Cal State Northridge English professor who is gay but chaste Christian, resigned his tenured position after...

Written by Church Law Group  |  Category: Main Articles, Church Employment, General

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