10 Essentials of Gift Acknowledgement & Reporting Webinar-On-Demand

November 29, 2018

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Webinar Recording Details

  • Duration: 60-Minute Recording
  • Includes: Recording Link & PowerPoint Presentation
  • Delivery Method: By email 1-3 business days after the live webinar.
  • Continuing Education Credit: Not offered for the recording.

If you are unable to attend the webinar, sign up to receive the Webinar-On-Demand recording link for the webinar on 10 Essentials of Gift Acknowledgement & Reporting with Vonna Laue, executive vice president of ECFA, Michael Martin, vice president and legal counsel of ECFA, and John Van Drunen, executive vice president and general counsel of ECFA.

Learning Objectives

  • The timing of providing acknowledgements for gifts received by a church or charity during 2018.   
  • Which gifts require a gift acknowledgment?   
  • What information is required by the IRS to be on gift acknowledgments?  
  • What is the cut-off for gifts based on gift delivery or postmarking of gifts that are mailed?   
  • What are the gift acknowledgment requirements when goods or services are provided in exchange for a gift?   
  • How should requests for refunds of charitable contributions be handled?

Webinar Speakers

Vonna Laue

Vonna Laue

Vonna serves as an executive vice president at ECFA. Before coming to ECFA, Vonna spent 20 years, most recently as a managing partner, with a national public accounting firm specializing in service to Christian ministries in the areas of audit and consulting. There she served in organizational leadership as well as providing services to meet clients’ various needs.

Vonna earned her B.S. degree from Black Hills State University and her MBA degree in Leadership and Human Resource Management from the University of Colorado. She has served local organizations in a variety of positions, and has published articles in national church business administration publications as well as co-authored the book, Essential Guide to Church Finance. In 2010, Vonna was inducted into the Church Management Hall of Fame. Her speaking experience includes a variety of regional and national conferences.

 

Michael Martin

Michael Martin

Michael Martin is ECFA’s vice president of church relations. He enjoys helping churches and ministries maintain high standards of financial integrity through ECFA membership. Michael also uses his training as an attorney and CPA to contribute to ECFA’s many practical educational resources, including books, webinars, videos, podcasts, and more.

 

 

John Van Drunen

John Van Drunen

John Van Drunen is ECFA's executive vice president and general counsel with a bachelor of arts in accounting, magna cum laude, from Anderson University and a juris doctor from Regent University School of Law. His responsibilities at ECFA primarily relate to managing the compliance program and writing and speaking on technical nonprofit issues.

John has received many awards, including Virginia Bar Association recognition for pro bono work during his tenure as a law student. This work included working with nonprofit organizations and assisting low-income individuals with preparing taxes.

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