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Church Finance Today

July 2015
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Feature Article

Implementing New Credit Card Readers

Implementing New Credit Card Readers Subscriber access only

Meet the October 1 deadline or face fraud liability on the old swipe-and-sign system.

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Future Opportunities and Challenges for Online Giving Subscriber access only

Increasing demands for online giving increases the possibilities for fraud.
Tax Calendar

Tax Calendar

Important deadlines for churches and ministers

July 30, 2015

• Churches hiring their first nonminister employee between April 1 and June 30 may exempt themselves from the employer's share of Social Security ...

July 31, 2015

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

August 10, 2015

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

Semiweekly requirements, July/August 2015

• If your church or organization reported withheld taxes of more than $50,000 during the most recent lookback period (for 2015 the lookback period ...

Monthly requirements, July/August 2015

• If your church or organization reported withheld taxes of $50,000 or less during the most recent lookback period (for 2015 the lookback period ...

Your Guide To Employee Handbooks

Your Guide To Employee Handbooks Subscriber access only

If updated regularly, an employee handbook can offer valuable legal protection against civil court claims made by disgruntled staff members.
Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy

Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy Subscriber access only

Church leaders and boards can take relatively simple, yet effective steps to reduce the likelihood of child sexual abuse.