Annual Fund Balance Report (Audit Form) An important responsibility of the Finance Committee is to ensure that an annual audit of funds is performed. The Fund Balance Report can be found below. The Audit Guide can be found here or below. Frequently asked questions can be found here or below. The 2018 Fund Balance Reports can be submitted at any time, but should be completed by June 1, 2019. Links to the Fund Balance Report can be found at the bottom of this page.
Budget The Finance Committee is responsible for generating the church budget for the year. The anticipated total budget for each year must reported to the West Ohio Conference as a part of the Annual Report, due generally at the end of January each year.
Workers' Compensation Each church should ensure that their employees including the pastor are covered under Workers' Compensation. Learn more here.
Clergy City Income Taxes Clergy who paid city income taxes through 2015 may be entitled to a refund. Learn more here. Clergy employed in municipalities must pay city income taxes starting in 2016.
Local Church Record Retention Guidelines
Resources Online resources for Finance Committees can be found through this link.