2012 Tax Seminars - Clergy and Church Finance
Once again Heartspring Methodist Foundation and the Texas Conference Center for Connectional Resources will co-sponsor seminars covering clergy tax filings and general financial and legal updates for the local church. Active clergy members, and those responsible for local church finance, such as business administrators, financial secretaries, treasurers, etc. should consider attending.
Reserve your seat today! For more information or to register and pay online, use the link below or visit www.heartspringmethodist.org.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
TYLER - Marvin UMC Speaker: Frank Sommerville
HOUSTON – St. Paul’s UMC Speaker: Amy Hume
08:45am – Registration
09:15am – CLERGY TAX SEMINAR (3 hours)
12:15pm – Lunch on your own
12:45pm – Registration (PM session only)
01:30pm – CHURCH FINANCE SEMINAR (2.5 hours)
The cost is $45.00 for one half-day session (either Clergy or Church Finance) or $80.00 to attend both sessions. Tuition includes all books and materials.
CLERGY TAX SEMINAR:
There are no pre-requisites to attend. Attendees should expect to gain knowledge about relevant changes to current tax laws, and learn about payroll issues related to ministers such as employment status, housing allowances, reimbursible expenses, tax free benefits, retirement plans, and more. The presenter will be using the 2012 version of Zondervan’s Minister’s Tax and Financial Guide, a copy of which is included in your registration fee.
CHURCH FINANCE & LEGAL UPDATE SEMINAR:
There are no pre-requisites to attend. Attendees should expect to gain specific knowledge about relevant changes to current tax laws, and learn more about the basics of general church finance, including how to handle unique issues related to church employees and contractors, reimbursement plans, charitable gifts, tax deductible contributions, expense reimbursement, financial records and reporting, and more. The presenter will be using the 2012 version of Zondervan’s Church and Non-Profit Tax and Financial Guide, a copy of which is included in your registration fee.