ECCU Blog

by Mark Jones

A growing number of nonprofits are fighting to keep their property tax exemption status as they become the target of tax collectors looking to compensate for increasing deficits in state, county, and local budgets. [read more]

by Mark Jones

While we are all called to ministry in our local church, there are specific requirements for determining whether you are a “minister” in the eyes of the IRS.

This matters, of course, because it affects how you file your taxes. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Ministry leaders, church business administrators, and financial decision makers in Sacramento and San Jose have three opportunities to network and learn together in June.

National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA) Chapter Meeting

Join other Sacramento-area church business administrators and financial decision makers for lunch, a presentation on human resources, and a roundtable discussion. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

One thing many ECCU staff members have in common is competency in their area of banking expertise and involvement in ministry. Two who have solid credentials in both areas will team up with a ministry member to present the upcoming cash reserves webinar on May 31, 2012. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Are you on the board of your church or planning to be? This can be an interesting challenge when you’re not equipped with the essentials. Join Christian Management Association (CMA) members and guests in San Jose, Livermore, or Sacramento for lunch, an opportunity to hear CMA President and CEO Dr. Steve Boersma share insights on “Roles and Fiduciary Responsibilities of the Board of Directors of a Nonprofit,” and a round table discussion at this month’s lunch seminar series. [read more]