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Church Finance Today

April 2017
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Feature Article

Let the Buyer (and Leaser) Beware

Let the Buyer (and Leaser) Beware Subscriber access only

Six tips to keep your church from getting financially burned by copier costs.

Articles

Is Now the Time to Refinance?

Is Now the Time to Refinance? Subscriber access only

Interest rates soon may climb—but that's not the only reason to review a church loan.
Tax Calendar

Tax Calendar

Important deadlines for churches and ministers

April 30, 2017

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

April 29, 2017

Churches hiring their first nonminister employee between January 1 and March 31, 2017, may exempt themselves from the employer’s share of Social ...

April 18, 2017

  • Federal income tax and self-employment tax returns by individuals for calendar year 2016 are due by this date.
  • Last day to file an amended federal income tax return (Form 1040X) for calendar year 2013 (unless you received an extension of time to file your 2013 return).

Monthly Requirements, March/April 2017

If a church or organization reported withheld taxes of $50,000 or less during the most recent lookback period (for 2017, the lookback period is July 1, ...

Semiweekly Requirements, March/April 2017

If a church or organization reported withheld taxes of more than $50,000 during the most recent lookback period (for 2017, the lookback period is July ...

How Fraud Is Detected

How Fraud Is Detected

Infographic: Management review, account reconciliation, and the other ways in which fraud is found out.
Draw the Line: Relational Boundaries for Safe Youth Ministry

Draw the Line: Relational Boundaries for Safe Youth Ministry

Proactively protect the students, leaders, and pastors at your church.
Screening & Selecting Children's Workers

Screening & Selecting Children's Workers

Learn practices to include in the screening process, the importance of background checks and interviews, and more.