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If you engage independent contractors for work, or intend to, you should have a written agreement to clearly define the roles and responsibilities of your professional relationship. An independent contractor agreement may help clear up confusion over worker classification, payments, deadlines, taxes, dispute resolution, and more. A well written agreement may also help you avoid disputes and protect your organization from potential liability. Download our sample form here to get you started.

Unsure of what to cover with outside parties when you allow your facility to be used for events or when you partner with other organizations? Check out our sample Facility Use Agreement Form that can help your ministry set expectations and protect itself from a variety of risks surrounding outside facility use.

Has your church, school, camp, college or parachurch ministry applied for the Employee Retention Credit? If so, we’d love to hear how it is working for you! The feedback that we are hearing is that this will result in 10s of millions of support for ministries. Working through it and want to be sure you…

Our expert team brings us the “hot off the press” information for you to help your ministry stay in the know. On March 19, 2021, Governor Newsom signed a new law, SB95. The team discusses what this means for employers and employees and the new COVID related sick leave. This is a current and helpful…

Rough Notes Magazine, since 1878, has helped independent property and casualty insurance agents grow and improve their business. Every month, the magazine’s professional, insurance-focused writers showcase relevant topics related to technology, marketing, leadership, specialty lines, and more. And each month, they showcase what makes one outstanding agency successful in our “Agency of the Month” feature.  ChurchWest Insurance Services was…

Join us for this one hour webinar to dig deep and gain a better understanding on the nuances of Exempt vs. Non Exempt employees in ministry.

Wage and hour issues are the #1 reason why religious employers are involved in litigation in California. Because these issues can be really messy, we’ll take you through all of the steps to make sure you are paying your people correctly.

The Ministerial Exception. What is it?
What is the difference between the Ministerial Exception and the Ministerial Exemption? Who does it apply to? Let our team of expert walk you through it.

Is your school up to speed on the Employee Retention Credit? For 2020, each school could receive up to $5,000 per qualified employee. In 2021, this has been increased to $14,000!