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Archive for June, 2017

Compensatory Time Off

Some employers continue to adopt policies giving their employees compensatory time off (an hour off at some later date for every extra hour worked) instead of paying them overtime. This practice is illegal under federal law and most state laws because it prevents employees from collecting an overtime premium for working more than a set […]

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Posted in: Employment Law

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Tax Information for Charitable Organizations

Looking for resources to help you better understand tax and compliance related issues applicable to your ministry? Here are a few links to useful sites as published by the IRS. Of course, if you would rather speak directly to someone who can answer your questions feel free to contact our office for assistance. Better yet, […]

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Posted in: Bits & Pieces

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Update on California’s Proposed Plan to Set Up a State-Run Pension Plan

A few months back it was mentioned at one of our seminars that California was preparing to launch a state-run retirement program that calls for the automatic enrollment of private sector employees into a state-run pension plan. Though there is an opt-out provision for employers who offer a private retirement plan option for their employees, […]

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When is a Church a Church in the Eyes of the Internal Revenue Service?

Definition To be tax-exempt under the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes set forth in section 501(c)(3), and none of its earnings may inure to any private shareholder or individual. In addition, it may not be an action organization, (i.e., it may not attempt to influence legislation […]

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