Workers Compensation Audit Forms Due From Local Churches By February 15
The annual payroll audit form, required of every local church, is available at the Conference web site, http://www.gnjumc.org/pages/detail/407.
FORMS WILL NOT BE MAILED to treasurers. To make submission easier, the form is available for completion in Adobe Reader and in MS Word, which can be submitted via email. A letter from the Conference Property Insurance Committee chair, and instructions for completing and returning the audit are included in the packet. Be...
Clergy Benefits Academy 2013
CLERGY BENEFITS ACADEMY 2013
November 18-20, 2013
Galloway, NJ 08205
The General Board of Pension & Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church invites active clergy and spouses to attend the Clergy Benefits Academy which will be held at the Stockton Seaview Hotel in Galloway, NJ!
By attending, you will:
Learn how to care for your financial, emotional and physical well-being with age-focused coursework
Gain knowledge and information necessary to make confident...
GNJ Annual Conference on Social Media
The 2013 GNJ Annual Conference is going green and digital! Join us on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram and be a part of the action!
Tweet and Instagram your photos using hashtag: #gnjac13
"Follow" and interact with us on Twitter at twitter.com/gnjumc
"Like" us and interact with us on Facebook at facebook.com/gnjumc
Follow and repost with us on Tumblr at gnjumc.tumblr.com
You'll also be able to watch Annual...
Small Employer Health Insurance Tax Credit Extension
If your church has not yet filed for the Small Employer Health Insurance Tax Credit, there is still time! Let us know of your church’s intention to file for the credit and we will prepare and send the “Application for Extension of Time”(Form 8868) to the IRS on your behalf. This automatic six-month extension will allow our staff to prepare your forms (8941 & 990-T) for submission by the final deadline of August 15, 2013. We must know your intentions by...
Deadline Extended for Reports and Resolutions for the 2013 Annual Conference to March 25
All reports and legislation to be printed and presented to the Annual Conference must be submitted by March 25, 2013. This is a hard deadline! Reports and legislation received after this date will not be printed in the pre-conference Journal and will most likely not be presented to annual conference or printed in the final Journal. This is a modification from previous years. First it extends the deadline by 25 days. Secondly, reports and legislation received after the deadline...
Worker's Compensation Packets Available For Download - Due Feb. 15th!
Each year, an annual WC payroll audit takes place (not to be confused with the local church audit, now called the Fund Balance Report). Once again, FORMS ARE NOT BEING MAILED.
Below are separate packets for the 2012 audit of payroll for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania churches. The audit can be completed in Word, then faxed or emailed (save file!) or printed and completed by hand for mailing. COMPLETED AUDITS ARE DUE February 15, 2013.
It is not necessary to have the form filled out by...
2012 Church Conference Forms Now Available
The District Superintendent’s have announced that the 2012 Church Conference Forms are now available at the Conference web site.
Click on “Church Conference Forms” under “Quick Links”. Each downloadable form is offered in two formats, MS Word or PDF. The Word document may be filled in and saved to your computer; the PDF format is for those who wish to print and complete a paper form.
The “Worship Instructions for Church Conferences" are also...
Clergy Benefits Academy 2012
To: All active clergy members of The United Methodist Church
The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (General Board) of The United Methodist Church invites you to attend the Clergy Benefits Academy!
The Clergy Benefits Academy is for all ages and stages of ministry—new ordinands, early-career clergy, mid-career clergy, ready-to-retire clergy, district superintendents, clergy in extension ministries, and spouses. There is something for everyone!
Episcopal Address to Live Stream on Web and Mobile App
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HealthFlex Blueprint For Wellness: $100 Cash Incentive for Active Participants
Who doesn't like to get a cash windfall? If you are an Active Plan participant, there's a $100 windfall coming your way! All HealthFlex participants have already received a postcard from the General Board of Pension regarding the Quest Screening that is available to both active and retired participants. The screening is the 1st of 3 steps HealthFlex has outlined in their Blueprint for Wellness. More about the other 2 steps later. The screening can be accomplished 2...
Conference Council On Finance And Administration To Offer Workshops
The Greater NJ Conference Council on Finance and Administration will be offering two important workshops for those in local churches who are responsible for preparing tax related documents and year end reports:
1. Employee - Related Taxes
Are the people on your churchs payroll employees or independent contractors? What is the difference between a clergy housing allowance and a clergy housing exclusion? What is an accountable reimbursable expense? These and...