New Year Reminders
Make sure your organization is ready for 2015.
You may need to withhold money from your employees’ paychecks based on selections made during Open Enrollment. Defined compensation changes, changes in employment, and other mid-year changes may also mean that withholdings for 2015 will be different than 2014.
Learn more about payroll withholding
View current withholding amounts
Is the payroll frequency we have on file for your organization up to date? Some benefit contributions are calculated based on payroll frequency, so it’s important that it’s accurate.
View current payroll frequency information
Timely reporting of salary changes is important because the costs of your employees’ benefits are based on defined compensation. Reporting changes in a timely manner ensures your employees receive the correct retirement contribution, disability, and life insurance amounts.
Learn more about compensation changes
2% Health Contribution Discount
Encourage your sponsored employees and eligible spouses to take the Mayo Clinic health assessment. If your synod, seminary, or churchwide ministry reaches 65% participation by April 30, Portico will reduce your organization's health contributions for all of 2015 by 2%.
Learn more about the 2% discount
Federal Tax Reporting
Federal tax reporting can be complicated for churches. To help your congregation understand its obligations, Portico offers the Federal Reporting Requirements for Churches document at no cost to sponsoring employers.
Find a copy of this document and additional tax information