2019 Tax Seminars

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

TMF (formerly Heartspring Methodist Foundation) and the Texas Conference are co-sponsoring seminars for clergy, and church staff or laity participating in the financial management of the local church.

New in 2019

LUNCH INCLUDED!
HOUSTON – NEW VENUE
TYLER – NEW PRESENTER

When/Where:

TYLER
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Thursday February 14, 2019

Marvin UMC
HUB Room, 1st Floor
300 W. Erwin Street, Tyler TX 75702
MAP/DIRECTIONS

Presenter: Elaine Sommerville
(bio below)

HOUSTON
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Tuesday February 19, 2019

Bellaire UMC
Fellowship Hall
4417 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire TX 77401
MAP/DIRECTIONS

Presenter: Frank Sommerville
(bio below)

If you prefer to register by mail, please download a PDF of the registration form to print and send along with your check.

Schedule:

8:45-9:15 am:      Registration
9:15-12:15 pm: Clergy Tax Seminar
12:15-1:30 pm:    Lunch (provided)
12:45-1:30 pm:    Registration (PM session only)
1:30-4:00 pm:  Church Finance / Legal Update Seminar

Cost:

Each individual session is $60.00. Attend BOTH sessions for only $100.00, a $20.00 savings. The cost of registration now includes lunch, plus the book(s), all related handout materials, and presentation.

Details:

Clergy Tax Seminar:
There are no prerequisites 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, reimbursable expenses, tax free benefits, retirement plans, and more. The presenter will be using the 2019 version of Zondervan’s Minister’s Tax and Financial Guide, a copy of which is included with your registration.

CPE: 3 hours of Continuing Professional Education Credit.

Church Finance & Legal Update Seminar:
There are no prerequisites 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 2019 version of Zondervan’s Church and Non-Profit Tax and Financial Guide, a copy of which is included with your registration.

CPE: 2.5 hours of Continuing Professional Education Credit.

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