Partnering for Greater Impact

Through a small grant and ongoing conversations with legislators, the Diocese of Southern Ohio partners with the Hunger Network in Ohio on issues important to the Episcopal Church, as determined through votes a...

Vacation Bible School ideas

The Rev. Canon Lee Anne Reat, Canon for Formation and Social Justice in the Diocese of Southern Ohio, shares some Vacation Bible School curricula developed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church (ECLA) addressing o...

2020 annual reporting now available

The 2020 annual reporting form is now available on the diocesan website. All congregations should fill out this form annually after their annual meeting, and are asked to return it no later than April 1. Thi...

Changes to W-4 forms

In the new year, employers will need to provide the redesigned Form W-4 to new employees and current employees who want to change their withholdings. Employees who have submitted Form W-4 in any year before 202...

House of Worship Security Training

Ohio Crime Prevention Association (OCPA) will hold their House of Worship Security Training program on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the Loveland Police Department, located at 126 S Lebanon Rd. in Loveland. Trai...
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IRS standard mileage rates for 2020

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the new standard mileage rates for 2020. Starting on January 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup, or panel truck will be: 57.5 cen...

Parking tax for non-profits repealed

Good news on the tax front. Just before leaving for their holiday break, Congress passed a few pieces of tax legislation. The year-end spending bill, signed into law on December 20, 2019, included two items of ...