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Church Internal Controls

Having consistent internal controls set in place is a fundamental practice in stewarding church funds for the mission. Internal controls also provide protection to the employees. Although employees might push back against unsupported accusations of fraud that could arise, small consistent policies and procedures can help protect employees and the church.

New Tax Burden, New Tax Break

New Tax Imposed on Nonprofits Prior to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, certain for-profit employers were allowed a tax deduction for the costs related to qualified transportation and parking benefits provided to their employees. However, this deduction was eliminated by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. As a result, nonprofits that provide transportation and…