Church Payroll

Finally, A Payroll Company Designed for Churches

Selecting a payroll company may seem easy at first. The greatest challenge for the church in selecting a payroll company is finding someone who is truly qualified in clergy tax law and church payroll. Knowledge and experience are critical and ministry leaders must understand these challenges and recognize the need for industry specialists. Clergy Financial Resources has unparalleled expertise on complex issues associated with church payroll, clergy tax law, and clergy compensation.

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Do we need to write a termination letter?
Do we need to write a termination letter? There is no federal requirement for churches to provide written notice about why someone is being terminated, but we do recommend providing written notice as best practice. This reduces the likelihood of the terminated employee spinning up their own (possibly illegal) reason... Read More
Impropriety Policies
Impropriety Policies A true story that is every church leader’s worst nightmare: It was a weekday, and the police had just left the church office. The officers showed up unannounced and informed the staff that their visit was for the purpose of investigating an allegation of abuse in a children’s... Read More
Can self-employed ministers deduct commuting mileage?
Can self-employed ministers deduct commuting mileage? Travel can be one of the most problematic areas for many of your self-employed ministers. The crux of the matter is defining when a drive is a commute and when it’s a deductible travel expense. This definition depends crucially on the minister's principal place... Read More
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