Does your church contribute to a retirement plan or encourage contributions to a retirement plan through matching contributions? One option you may want to consider for your non-minister church staff is a SIMPLE IRA.
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Many churches rely on paid staff to manage various aspects of ministry, from performing music during worship services to administering outreach programs. Are these paid staff church employees or independent contractors?
This webinar will help you assess the types of disasters to which your community is most vulnerable, help your members make personal and family plans, tell you how to reduce the risks of suffering loss, and give suggestions for taking advantage of ministry opportunities following a disaster.
I joined a church just after graduating from college and suddenly started receiving emails from a number of people all at the same time. Later I realized my email was published in the directory. Without giving consent I was subscribed to the church weekly update, prayer chain, and social justice club list.
An earlier webinar recording is available through Barnabas Foundation's webinar and audio library. Slides from this October 10, 2012 presentation are available in pdf format for downloading.
I started using the Zondervan "Church and Nonprofit Tax & Financial Guide" by Dan Busby a few years back. I just ordered the 2011 edition for 2010 tax returns and received it from Amazon. I recommend that every US church own this book as a resource for their church treasurer, administrator, and/or bookkeeper.
Faith Alive Christian Resources provides these guidelines to assist those wishing to utilize their published materials and to maintain compliance with US Copyright Law.
This webpage includes information about how to submit your congregation's records to Heritage Hall at Calvin College for microfilming. You will also find links to online archives. Also, guidelines are given in records management for congregations.
Are you prepared for cardiac emergencies at your church facility? Here is an article from Church Safety that will help your church think through whether you should have a defibrillator at your church and how to make sure you are prepared for cardiac emergencies.
This tip sheet from the IRS will assist you in determining the tests that the IRS considers regarding determining if workers are independent contractors or employees.