Local Church Finance

2019 Ministry Funding Plan

 
Audit of Local Church

Fund Balance Report (pdf)

Local Church Audit Guide

Frequently Asked Questions about the Local Church Audit

Required for 2018 Audit to be done in 2019

Required for 2019 Audit to be done in 2020

Clergy Tax Packet

Clergy Tax Packet 

Clergy Discretionary Funds

Clergy Discretionary Funds

Employee or Independent contractor? 

Employee or Independent contractor?

Exemption from Sales Tax on Certain Utilities

Exemption from Sales Tax on Certain Utilities

Good Samaritan/Benevolence Fund Policy

Good Samaritan/Benevolence Fund Policy

Group Ruling Request Form

Automated site for Group Ruling Request Form

Higher Education: Wesley Foundation's information for Inclusion in UMC
Group Tax Exempt Ruling

Category II Application

Information sheet

Suggested Bylaws - University Unit

Suggested Bylaws - Community College Unit                        

Internal Controls in the Local Church

Local Church Internal Controls (power point presentation) 

Obtaining an EIN Confirmation Letter
  1. EIN Confirmation Request
  2. Link to IRS 

Parsonage Standards and Related Forms 

Adopted 1990 (Edited 2016)

 

Record Retention Policy (pdf)

 

 Suggested Word Documents (Must be tailored to your church/situation)
100% Mission Share Churches for 2018 Link Here
100% Mission Share Churches for 2019 Link Here
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