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“New Wineskins”: Article on Church Finance and QuickBooks for New Church Starts, published in New Times

“Stewardship Without Slogans”: Article on Stewardship in Southeast Conference UCC newsletter

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Massachusetts Sick Leave Law, effective July 1, 2015

Massachusetts General Laws, chapter 149, sections 148C and 149D

Required posting: Massachusetts Sick Leave Poster

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2009 UPMIFA rules regarding endowments:

Summary of Massachusetts law effective June 30, 2009

(note that 49 states have their own UPMIFA law, based on the federal law)

The Massachusetts law itself: Chapter 180A

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IRS requirements regarding cash contributions (effective January 1, 2007)

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Three Financial Accounting Boards summaries:

FASB116 (now ASC-958-605)

FASB117 (now ASC-958-205)

FASB124 (now ASC-958-325)

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Resources on non-profit finance & stewardship:

The Church Network (formerly the National Association of Church Business Administrators)

Ecumenical Stewardship Center

Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

Legal Center for Nonprofits, Inc. – especially the Resources page

Resources on payroll tax issues: Church Law & Tax (formerly Church Treasurer Alert!)