Most of the time, members who accept the position of church treasurer have little or no background in accounting, especially in smaller churches; and even those with accounting experience may have trouble knowing what's expected of them when they begin their duties.
The Church Treasurer's Manual is a practical tool that provides treasurers everything they need to know about handling church finances. From an overview of duties to helpful guidelines for completing tasks, new and veteran treasurers alike will learn practical tips and time-saving suggestions that will help them carry out their responsibilities in an effective and efficient manner.
An easy-to-understand overview of basic accounting principles
An extensive explanation of tax regulations
Options for monthly and annual financial reporting
A general job description for the church treasurer
CD-ROM of record-keeping forms for
Individual contribution records
Advice for handling payroll, housing allowances, and other compensations for the pastor and staff
Tips on communicating with the church board, the pastor, and the financial committee