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"How to Organize Your Church Bills"
October 06, 2014

How to Organize Your Church Bills

Are you needing to get your church finances organized? If yes, then take a quick moment to read below and find out how to organize your church bills and lower your stress level tremendously along with free Bill Organizer Template.

Also, check out the Pastor Appreciation Month Gift Ideas and the great information regarding Love Offering Guidelines.

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"How to Organize Your Church Bills"

Are you needing to get your church finances organized? If yes, then you will need to download and print the free Bill Organizer Template below and get ready to start lowering your stress level tremendously by saving time and frustration.

The biggest mistake a church, organization or any person can make is to not keep track of his or her monthly expenditures.

Consistently tracking your monthly bills can benefit your church in many ways especially in detecting issues that could not otherwise be detected. Example: Noticing a spike in the water bill leading to an investigation and finding a water leak. Noticeably large spikes in any of your church bills can indicate other issues that need to be addressed. This is just one of many examples of the benefits of consistently tracking your church expenditures.

Also, how often do you forget about or lose an important church bill? If you have then you know that you end up wasting money on unexpected late fees, not to mention the anxiety that comes along with such disorganization. That is why it is so important to simplify your church bills in a way that you cannot forget or lose them.

A Bill Organizer form can also help you with your church budget from year to year to plan for the next year, particularly where the utilities are concerned.

Print one of these bill planner forms every month to manage your church bills by tracking:

  • When and What Bills are Due
  • How Much Bills are with Minimum Payment
  • What Bills you're Paying
  • When you're Paying Bills
  • If any Interest is Due
  • What Date you Paid Bills
  • What Method of Payment Used For Bills Paid

Click here to download the Bill Organizer Template!

Pastor Appreciation Month Gift Ideas

October is Pastor Appreciation Month and some of us has been procrastinating and need something at the last moment to show them just how much we love and appreciate them. :)

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Pastor Appreciation Ideas & Much More

Love Offering Guidelines

Love offerings (gifts) are complex issues for church administrators. Part of the problem lies in the fact that the IRS does not spell out exactly how churches are supposed to acknowledge and handle them.

Section 102(c) of the tax code tells us that a "gift" shall not include "any amount transferred by or for an employer to, or for the benefit of, an employee."

There are 2 exceptions to this rule:
  • De minimis so insignificant in value that accounting for them would be unreasonable or administratively impracticable. [IRC132(e)] An employee gift of a ham or turkey would be a good example of this rule. Such a "gift" would not be taxable to the employee...but a Christmas cash bonus would be taxable. (Cash, gift cards, or other cash equivalents are not de minimis gifts, regardless of how small the value). See more on the tax consequences of staff gifts.
  • Employee achievement awards...requires a written, nondiscriminatory award program, which provides awards either upon attaining longevity goals or safety standards and meets other requirements for type of gift and limits on amounts.

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Free eBook - ”Top Ten Tips on How to Organize Your Office”

This awesome eBook is free to my newsletter subscribers as a special "Thank You" for subscribing to my newsletter. I have worked in several different secretarial areas with different jobs and I have learned the hard way how to organize more than one office. Take advantage of these tips in this free eBook and they will help get your office organized. Just click on the link below to download your free copy today.

"Top Ten Tips on How to Organize Your Office" Table of Contents

The Table of Contents is available here. You will now have access to all of the free church forms...listed in alphabetical order. I update it with new church I create them. I have them in categories so that you can just click on the form you want and it will lead you to that page. Just click on the link below for the free FCF Table of Contents. Enjoy! :) Table of Contents

If you have any questions, you can easily contact me through my email: or reply to this newsletter. I will get back promptly with any questions you might have.

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