Knowledge Base

Accounting for Contributions


Handling donor designated or restricted contributions require a large attention to detail by the church treasurer or bookkeeper. A donor restriction is a contribution where the donor has specified where or how the money is to be used. PowerChurch Plus can help you keep track of these balances and show how and when the money was used. The document linked below explains what donor restrictions are, the proper accounting treatments for them, and the specific features in PowerChurch Plus that help you with this detailed task.

www.powerchurch.com/files/acct4contrib.pdf (669 kb)

To read this document, you will need to have Adobe Acrobat installed. You can easily download the program and install it on your computer. Installation instructions are available at the Adobe Systems Web site. If you do not already have Acrobat installed on your computer, follow this link: http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html

 


This article applies to the following PowerChurch versions:
PCPlus V 9, PCPlus V 10/10.4, PCPlus V 11/11.1, PCPlus V 11.5/11.55, PowerChurch Online

Created: 12/08/2004
Last updated: 04/08/2015