James Harris started as NJ Synod Treasurer in January 2015. The Synod Treasurer supports the Synod Council, Synod Committees and Synod Staff in administering and applying financial resources to further the mission of the ELCA throughout the world. The Synod Treasurer performs duties specified in the NJ Synod Constitution and reports on the Synod financial results at the Synod Assembly. The Synod Treasurer also supports congregations as a resource for congregational leaders on best financial practices.
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This letter contains really helpful information for congregational treasurers and leaders including Mission Support, Audits, and filling out a rostered leader's W-2.
Mission Support Forms
Click below to download a Mission Support Form. A copy of this form must accompany every check to the New Jersey Synod!
2019 IRS mileage rates announced
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates for the use of cars, vans, pickups and panel trucks will be:
• 58 cents for every mile of business travel driven.
(2018 was 54.4 cents)
• 20 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes.
(2018 was 18 cents)
• 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations.
(currently fixed by Congress)
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