We host a monthly opportunity for treasurers, administrators, or clergy to meet to share questions or ideas on financial topics of interest. Usually third Thursdays, at 11am Eastern time. The next Open Zoom is Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 11am EDT. You can submit your questions to us by email here: SUBMIT A QUESTION We’ve[…]
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How does the news about two recent bank collapses affect you, a church leader? It doesn’t…at least not directly, unless your church accounts are held at one of those banks. But it does provide an opportunity to think about how to keep your church’s financial accounts protected. The first step is to determine the type[…]
As the end of the year approaches, it is important to document contributions properly, so that donors may deduct the charitable contribution on their income tax return. The proper dating of year-end contributions involves dates, bookkeeping, and documentation. DATES For the IRS, it is the date of the check and the date that the congregation[…]
As the end of the year approaches, it is important to document contributions properly, so that donors may deduct the charitable contribution on their income tax return. This is especially important for 2021, since the CARES Act temporarily allows those who do not itemize their deductions to reduce their taxable income by up to $300[…]
As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued into 2021, the COVID-19 Relief that was signed on December 27, 2020 has changed the Employee Retention Credit, expanding it and making it more available to small employers. The ERC is available if an employer has either: 1) a full or partial suspension of their operations because of governmental[…]
We have just received information on the process for a church or religious organization to opt in to the program, as posted on the PFML website: If you are an employer whose workforce is excluded in whole or in part under the unemployment insurance statute, M.G.L. c. 151A, you as an employer may opt-in to[…]
Health Insurance reform has changed from year to year, at both the federal and state levels. Effective November 2018, any Massachusetts employer with six or more employees is required to complete a new Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD) form to determine eligibility for premium assistance for employees who receive group insurance. The form is filed[…]