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Churches and Charities – Advantages and Disadvantages of Incorporation

If you are actively involved in the leadership of a church or charity that is not currently incorporated, then chances are that the issue of incorporation has been a discussion item on the agenda of more than one meeting. Leaders of unincorporated churches and charities have often heard that it is prudent from a legal standpoint to conduct the activities of a church or charity through a corporation, but are unclear as to the reasons why incorporation is a prudent course of action. When considering whether to incorporate a church or charity, the leadership of the church or charity should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating the church or charity, in order to make an informed decision. The discussion that follows is intended to provide the reader with some idea as to the advantages and disadvantages involved in incorporating their church or charity. ... Read more

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