Congregational Treasurers and Bookkeepers Workshop 2018

October 27, 2018
8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Faith Lutheran Church
14206 Flagg Road
Rochelle, IL  61068

Guest Speakers:
Thomas Hammar, CPA
Molly Hammar-Shattuck, Staff Accountant
and by webcam, Richard Hammar, Attorney, CPA, & Author

Register online on this page or download the registration form.

Topics for Discussion

Taxes

  • Moving Expenses – Personal or Business?
  • Tax Forms – Employee & Employer
  • Fringe Benefits Taxation
  • Tax Law Changes for 2018
  • Churches and Sales Tax
  • Unrelated Business Income

Donations

  • What Gifts are NOT tax deductible?
  • Substantiating Donations

Accounting

  • Accountable Reimbursement Policy
  • Recordkeeping and Retention Rules
  • Budgeting Best Practices
  • Onboarding Employees
  • Using Technology Wisely
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Reporting

Church Property

  • Selling Church Property – How is it taxed?
  • Church Rentals – Building, Parsonage, etc – the Dos and Don’ts

Internal Controls

  • Best Practices Every Church Needs to Consider

Legal Developments

  • Update by Richard Hammar

If you have specific topics that are not listed above; please email  June Cain, Synod Bookkeeper at jcain@nisynod.org

Fees

Registration and lunch with payment on or before October 5 is $30 per person. Registration after October 5 is $35 per person.

Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Opening Prayer

Rev. Kurt Nordby

9:10 – 12:00 p.m. Presentation

Molly Hammar-Shattuck, Staff Accountant

Thomas Hammar, CPA

Richard Hammar, Attorney, CPA & Author

12:00 p.m. Noon Meal (Sorry, no provision can be made for special dietary needs.)

12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Questions & Answers

2:00 p.m. Adjournment

Registration

Checks are payable to: Northern Illinois Synod

Register online or mail registration form and check to:

Nancy Corey, Registrar
Northern Illinois Synod
%Augustana College
639 – 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201

Registration

Checks are payable to: Northern Illinois Synod

Register online below or download a registration form and mail registration form & check to:

Nancy Corey, Registrar
Northern Illinois Synod
%Augustana College - Sorensen Hall
639 – 38th Street
Rock Island, IL  61201

Contact for Registration:

Nancy Corey, Registrar
309-794-4004
ncorey@nisynod.org

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