Can you recommend an online payroll processing service for churches?
We are not aware of any services that specifically target churches at this time. Existing services such as Paychecks, ADP, and Intuit's Paycycle are not always familiar with the unique characteristics of ministerial vs. non-ministerial compensation. MinistryCPA does not offer an online payroll processing service. However, we have been able to assist multiple churches to process their own payrolls. This last year, MinistryCPA aided 26 churches in preparing quarterly and annual payroll reports in cooperation with the work of their own personnel.
Ministries interested in a personal consultation should post a blog inquiry with suggested time(s) that will be best to call at a phone number they should provide. Also, they typically provide a website address for the organization, if available. The ministry's website may help us to understand the nature of the organization and whether we might be qualified to serve it.
We respond with a suggested phone appointment time, cost information, and disclosures that we as CPAs are required to make when we provide consultation services.