Great article on financial transparency for non-taxpaying clergy or religious volunteers Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas

Salon is now an archive. New site here
This site's archives

Great article on financial transparency for non-taxpaying clergy or religious volunteers

27 August 2019 at 2:08:49 PM

Clergy Shouldn’t Be Able to Steal Funds for Grindr or Dolls (Rewire) 

We could debate whether immoral people seek out positions in the clergy or whether clerical life corrupts people, but that debate misses the point. Most crimes are crimes of opportunity, and churches are ripe, unguarded fruit. And that is the central problem: Churches are not required to report any financial information to anyone.

Financial transparency is critical to preventing fraud and abuse. That’s why nonprofits file financial information with the IRS every year. Charities file an annual Form-990 that tracks every dime that flows through the organization. The smaller the non-profit, the less burdensome the disclosure requirements. Most larger charities go through an audit just to submit the form. Any fraud or theft would be quickly discovered and rooted out. Without this transparency, churches will continue to face fraud and abuse in the name of Grindr and dolls. 

Remember this from Somervell County? 



Permalink Tags:          
     Views: 2229 
Latest Blog Post by salon -Video- Somervell County Commissioners Court Special Sessions (2) Dec 23 2019
More Posts You Might Enjoy
On New Years Eve Day 2015-Some Things From this last year that have not changed
Liz Morgan- Yes, the Glen Rose Medical Center Director Who Pled Guilty to a 3rd Degree Felony-'s Personnel File
Did an open records request asking for the police records for Liz Morgan of Glen Rose Medical Center
Somervell County Salon Blog is now an archive site. Commenting not enabled.

Click Here for Main Page

Today Is  
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Latest Posts

More Blog Headlines