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Church Finance Today

September 2014
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Feature Article

Building Cash Reserves

Building Cash Reserves

Creating financial strength for times of uncertainty.

Articles

Tax Calendar

Tax Calendar

Important deadlines for churches and ministers

October 31, 2014 Subscriber access only

Churches having nonminister employees (or one or more ministers who report their federal income taxes as employees and who have elected voluntary withholding) ...

October 30, 2014 Subscriber access only

Churches hiring their first nonminister employee between July 1 and September 30 may exempt themselves from the employer's share of FICA (Social Security) ...

October 15, 2014 Subscriber access only

Last day to file a 2013 federal income tax return for taxpayers who obtained an automatic six-month extension by filing a Form 4868 by April 15, 2014.

September 15, 2014 Subscriber access only

• Ministers (who have not elected voluntary withholding) and self-employed workers must file their third quarterly estimated federal tax payment ...

Monthly requirements, September/October 2014 Subscriber access only

If your church or organization reported withheld taxes of $50,000 or less during the most recent lookback period (for 2014 the lookback period is July ...

Semiweekly requirements, September/October 2014 Subscriber access only

If your church or organization reported withheld taxes of more than $50,000 during the most recent lookback period (for 2014 the lookback period is July ...

Can We Help Specific Families Raise Money for Adoptions? Subscriber access only

The second a gift goes to a specific person, it becomes a personal gift, not a charitable one.
Church Financial Reserves

Church Financial Reserves

What do you know about your church's operating reserve (cash on hand in bank accounts, investments, and/or a line of credit)?
2016-2017 Compensation Handbook for Church Staff

2016-2017 Compensation Handbook for Church Staff

Compare your salary and benefit plans with thousands of other church workers nationwide.
Starting a Food Pantry

Starting a Food Pantry

Establishing a food pantry might be an effective way to make a difference.