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Key Elements of Tax Reform Law

5 January 2018, by admin

On Dec. 22, President Trump signed into law the tax-reform bill passed by Congress. The bill has many provisions, some of which are related to employee benefits and/or will be important to LCMS ministries and workers. As part of our work with the Church Alliance, a coalition of chief executives from 38 church benefit boards including […]

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Housing Allowance Ruled Unconstitutional

9 October 2017, by Aaron Douglas

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Last Friday a Federal judge ruled that the clergy housing allowance violates the establishment clause of the First Amendment, and thus that it is unconstitutional.  The court’s ruling has no impact on in-kind housing provided to a minister. The ruling does not immediately take effect, as the court has not yet determined how it will […]

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