eBooks

Icon Systems eBook on recording and increasing church donations

This eBook was designed to help staff and volunteers understand the importance of recording contributions of various different types (e.g. non-cash vs. cash). Understanding the various methods of giving can help a church generate income when financial times are tough and provide donors with the right documentation for their tax returns. Additionally, it helps the church and donors so neither face implications for accepting donations incorrectly.

Once you have read this e-book, you will better understand...

  • how to increase and build trusting relationships with your donors
  • what giving options (eg. online, mobile, etc.) churches may choose to make available to their donors
  • general requirements of contribution reporting for donors and the church
  • how to properly enter non-cash donations into a contribution system
  • how vehicles can qualify as tax-deductible donations to the church and how to record them properly
  • how to record charitable contributions from IRAs and stocks
  • what churches should look for to find the right software solutions for themselves



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*Disclaimer: Icon Systems Inc. does not provide professional advice. Icon Systems Inc. is not in the business of providing legal, financial, accounting, tax, health care, real estate or other professional services or advice. Consult the services of a competent professional when you need this type of assistance.

IconCMO accounting ebook on managing church funds / IRS compliance

Accounting is an often overlooked section of church management. All too often, little or no attention is paid to church financials until there is a time of financial crisis or an upcoming audit. This eBook was designed to help staff and volunteers understand the fundamental importance of accounting within the church.

Once you have read this e-book, you will better understand...

  • that a church using correct accounting principles in combination with a good fund accounting solution can foresee and avoid a financial crisis
  • which guidelines a church needs to follow in order to pass a financial audit
  • which financial standards apply to every nonprofit, including churches of all sizes
  • various financial statements, such as the Statement of Financial Position and the Statement of Activities
  • the downsides of tracking funds with revenues or liabilities as opposed to tracking funds using proper fund accounting methods

*Disclaimer: Icon Systems Inc. does not provide professional advice. Icon Systems Inc. is not in the business of providing legal, financial, accounting, tax, health care, real estate or other professional services or advice. Consult the services of a competent professional when you need this type of assistance.

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