Church Treasurer Webinars
Episcopal Church Treasurers and others wanting to know more about church finances will be able to learn more through a series of webinar. Webinars offered are available for viewing afterwards.
1 hour, 15 minutes
|Complete the financial section of the annual parochial report. Forms, workbook and directions can be found here. Having last year's completed report is also helpful.
1 hour, 8 minutes
|RESPONSIBILITIES & OVERVIEW
||What being a church treasurer means, the big picture of responsiblity and resources available to assist.
1 hour, 24 minutes
|Examines assets coming in to a congregation such as income for operations and revenue for other purposes. How recorded? Tracked? Reported? Acknowledged?
1 hour, 20 minutes
|Examines assets going out from a congregation such as expenses for operations and disbursements for other purposes. How approved? Recorded? Tracked? Reported? Verified?
1 hour, 26 minutes
||Examines complexities of payroll, especially for clergy. Who are employees? Independent contractors? What forms need to be filed? Do we pay social security?
1 hour, 33 minutes
|Examines proper handling of assets held by the congregation, including petty cash, cash accounts and investments. How should these be recorded? Tracked? Reported?
Information and Resources Links
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- Aid for Congregations
- Clergy Minimum Compensation Schedule
- Discretionary Fund Policy Document
- For Deacons and Non-Parochial Priests
- For Parochial Priests
- Electronic Resources for the Church Treasurer
- End of Year Checklist
- Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Diocesan Finances
- Gift Acknowledgement Sample Language
- Health Insurance Rates (Medical, Dental)
- Information for Churches and Religious Organizations
- Form W-4
- Form W-9
- Notice 1340, Tax-Exempt Organizations and Raffle Prizes
- Publication 15, Circular E, Employer's Tax Guide
- Publication 15-A, Employer's Supplemental Tax Guide
- Publication 526, Charitable Contributions
- Publication 557, Tax-Exempt Status for Your Organization
- Publication 1771, Charitable Organizations Substantiation and Disclosure Requirements
- Publication 1779, Independent Contractor or Employee . . .
- Publication 1828, Tax Guide for Churches and Religious Organizations
- Publication 4573, Group Exemptions
- Job Description Church Treasurer, Sample
- Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs
- Parochial Report
- Information (forms, workbooks, instructions)
- Studying Your Congregation and Community
- Why do the Parochial Report?
- Clergy Pension Plan Information from Church Pension Group
Includes New Assignment Notice Form, Report Change in a Cleric's Duties/Compensation Form, Guide to Benefits under the Clergy Pension Plan, Reference for Pension Administrators
- Lay Pension Plan Information from Church Pension Group
Both Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit Plans
- Enrolling Lay Employees in the Church Pension Fund
- Finance Policies for Congregations
- Health Insurance
- Lay Employee Pensions
- Records Management for Congregations: A Manual for Episcopal Parishes and Missions
- Sample Reports and Forms:
- Cash and Funds Statement
- Church Treasurer Job Description
- Counting Sheet
- Housing Allowance Resolution
- Income and Expense Statement for Congregations
- Stewardship: The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS)
- Supply Clergy Listing and Rates
- Tax Information
- Clergy Tax Guide and more from the Church Pension Group
- Federal Reporting Requirements for Episcopal Churches
- Tax Exempt Status
- (Group Exemption) Letter Example for Congregations
- Tax Exempt Status (Group Exemption) IRS Publication 4573
- Employee’s Withholding Exemption Certificate / New Hire Reporting
- Sales and Use Tax Exemption Certificate Form S-211
- Webinars - watch 2013 webinars on the diocesan YouTube channel
For additional information, contact the Diocesan Office at (920) 830-8866 or firstname.lastname@example.org