Accountants and bookkeepers expect detailed receipts for all purchases turned in timely. Pastors expect prompt reimbursements. Even though this sounds simple, this ends up being a great source of strife in the church office.
Category: Random Churchy Stuff
Clergy Taxes – 2021
This training is normally just available to new clergy in the Dakotas UMC, but I thought it would be beneficial for any clergy or anyone who deals with clergy taxes. Enjoy!
Another topic I regularly teach is Accountable Reimbursement Plans. I used to think of this as a pretty straight forward topic, but I’m an accountant. I think in accounting rules…debits, credits, etc. The best part of this presentation is that chart for figuring out if mileage is commuting or business. This would also be a…
There are few things more confusing than Clergy Taxes. I do a webinar annually to train new clergy on what they should know about Clergy Taxes. I had the help of a few experienced pastors on this (Jenny Hallenbeck Orr, Karl Kroger, and Jen Tyler). Long story short, Clergy Taxes are so confusing because pastors…
Annual Conference Memories – 2019
With Annual Conference being postponed, I thought it’d be fun to post some videos from Annual Conference past. This is one from 2019. This is actually the full report and not just the highlights. This was one of the funnest that I’ve been a part of and worth the 23 minutes. Useful Links Annual Conference…
Annual Conference Memories – 2017
With Annual Conference being postponed, I thought it’d be fun to post some videos from Annual Conference past. This is one from 2017. The great part of this one is that I somehow got all the data for all the US Conferences for 2006-15. It made some awesome graphs. Useful Links Annual Conference 2017: https://www.dakotasumc.org/annual-conference/archives/2017-annual-conference
Annual Conference Memories – 2015
With Annual Conference being postponed, I thought it’d be fun to post some videos from Annual Conference past. This is one from 2015. I reused my “Keep your eye on ROI” slide which is a classic. There were some great moments where we learn Jesus can do math and see my ability to make church…