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Finance/Treasurer Resources

Annual Fund Balance Report (Audit Form)
An important responsibility of the Finance Committee is to ensure that an annual audit of funds is performed.  It is to be completed and submitted to the ORV district office by May 15, 2019.

Best Practices for Handling Church Offerings
The church needs to have guidelines for handling the offering to protect itself AND to protect the counters.

Workers' Compensation 
Each church should ensure that their employees, including the pastor, are covered under Workers' Compensation.  

IRS Mileage Rates
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2019-02 providing the 2019 standard mileage that began on January 1, 2019.

Local Church Records Management Guidelines
A manual for the local church historian; the one who must implement the records retention plan and perhaps even assist in designing them. 

Local Church Audit Guide
The United Methodist Book of Discipline assigns the responsibility for the annual audit of financial records to the committee on finance.

W-2's and Tax Information
Clergy wages, benefits, and relevant tax treatment

Stewardship Resources 
How do we lead stewardship in the local church? By nurturing generous living in our personal lives and in our life together as part of our congregation and Christ's interconnected, connectional church.