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Minister Pay Package & Church Management

If you are in a position of financial responsibility for your church or a non-profit organization, you cannot afford to miss the "Church Accountability by the Book" seminar. This half day seminar is designed for clergy, treasurers, church board members, non-profit organizations and anyone else responsible for financial decisions affecting the church, non-profit organizations, and clergy benefits.

The seminar addresses a variety of financial accountability issues that frequently affect the church and non-profit officials. Tax laws are constantly changing and there is always a need for continued education.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Income
  • Housing & Parsonage Allowance
  • Professional Expenses
  • Retirements
  • Payroll Reports
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Political Activities
  • Contributions
  • Protecting Your 501(c)(3) status
  • Embezzlement
  • Internal Controls

Church Bookkeeping & Payroll

If you are a church secretary or administrator you have a lot of information to manage! You work with accounting records, payroll records, mailing lists, attendance records and more.

It is very important to have records that are accurate and easily retrieved.

  • How important are these records?
  • What are your options for maintaining these records?
  • Are the records you are currently keeping in compliance with IRS regulations?

Have you been asking yourself these questions? Perhaps you are asking them now.

During this half-day seminar we will cover:

The Importance of Records

  • Membership/Contribution Records
  • Accounting/Payroll Records

Options for Maintaining Church Records

  • Paper & pencil
  • Excel workbooks
  • Quickbooks
  • Powerchurch
  • Other software programs


  • Basic Essential Reports
  • Examples of Good Reports
  • Examples of Bad Reports
  • Using Information Presented in Reports

Registration begins 30 minutes prior to the event start time

Minister Pay Package & Church Management: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Includes Light Snack and Seminar Manual

Church Bookkeeping & Payroll: 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Includes Light Snack and Seminar Manual

Hotel Information:

A discount is available for room rented 30 days before the seminar.


Please venture out to the local restaurants for lunch.


If you are unable to attend a seminar you may send someone else in your place.

If you need a full cancellation refund please notify us via mail, fax or email at least 10 working days in advance of the seminar date.

You also have the option of transferring your registration to another seminar date if we are notified at least 10 working days in advance.

Please note that if you do not cancel or transfer at least 10 working days in advance of the seminar date your registration will not be refunded or transferred.

Refunds will not be issued if you are unable to attend due to travel delays, flight cancellations or other circumstances beyond the control of Summit Tax & Accounting, LLC.

Summit Tax & Accounting, LLC may cancel a seminar because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a seminar is canceled, a full refund for the registration will be issued.

Summit Tax & Accounting, LLC cannot be held responsible for other costs including travel and lodging expenses.

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Upcoming Seminar Dates and Locations

Friday, January 13, 2017
Rockford, IL
Holiday Inn Rockford (I-90 & Rt 20/State St)
7550 East State Street
Rockford, Illinois 61108


Friday, January 20, 2017
Edwardsville, IL
Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis-Edwardsville
5723 Heritage Crossing Drive
Glen Carbon, Illinois 62034


Friday, January 27, 2017
Decatur, IL
Summit Tax & Accounting, LLC
3040 N. University
Decatur, IL 62526


Friday, June 2, 2017
Orlando, FL


Friday, August 11, 2017
Bloomington, IL


Friday, September 8, 2017
Flint, MI


Friday, October 27, 2017
Knoxville, TN


Friday, November 3, 2017
Tulsa, OK