Church Finance Today

July 2018
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The Right Way to Handle Wage Classifications

The Right Way to Handle Wage Classifications

Properly applying the Fair Labor Standards Act to church employees.

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Are You Prepared to Accept Bitcoin Donations?

Are You Prepared to Accept Bitcoin Donations? Member access only

Digital currency can be given to your church without donors paying taxes on gains realized.

Tax Calendar

Important deadlines for churches and ministers

July 31, 2018

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

July 30, 2018

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

Monthly requirements, July/August 2018

If your church or organization reported withheld taxes of $50,000 or less during the most recent lookback period (for 2018 the lookback period is July ...

Semiweekly requirements, July/August 2018

If your church or organization reported withheld taxes of more than $50,000 during the most recent lookback period (for 2018 the lookback period is July ...

Are Offerings Increasing or Decreasing?

Are Offerings Increasing or Decreasing?

Pastors weigh in on the state of their budgets since the beginning of 2017.

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Safe Hiring Practices for Ministries

Safe Hiring Practices for Ministries  Member access only

Essential items to consider before you bring new clergy or staff on board.
Essential Guide to Liabilities and Duties for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Liabilities and Duties for Church Boards Member access only

Be aware of ways you can expose yourself to personal legal liability.