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  • An interactive retreat for religious and congregational professionals 50 years or older planning to retire in the next ten years. Facilitated by Rev. Larry Peers, a national consultant and clergy coach, along with speakers from the Office of Church Staff Finances and UURMaPA.
  • By Richard Nugent, Jan Gartner
    These recommendations and reminders are provided in order to support you in having meaningful, fruitful conversations with any congregation you might consider serving. We want to help you maximize your chances of negotiating an offer that you feel good about, with terms that serve you well...
  • IRS Saver's Tax Credit for making eligible contributions to employer-sponsored retirement plan.
  • Plan Recordkeeping Fee The Unitarian Universalist (UU) Organizations Retirement Plan is an IRS qualified 401(a)/401(k) defined contribution...
  • By Jan Gartner
    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that protects employees by establishing standards for a minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and youth employment. Every employee needs to be classified as “exempt” or “nonexempt.” Make sure you are in compliance! ...
  • By Jan Gartner
    Boost your confidence in managing ministerial payroll. We’ll help you understand the special tax provisions that apply to ministers—dual tax status, housing allowance, and voluntary withholding. ...
  • Each individual you compensate is either an employee or an independent contractor. This is a critical legal distinction, with implications...
  • By UUA Ministries and Faith Development: Office of Church Staff Finances
    Unitarian Universalism is grounded in justice, equity, and compassion for others. Let us guide you in ensuring that your congregation is living these values within your own walls through your employment relationships. ...
  • We offer high-quality insurance plans that express our Unitarian Universalist values.
  • Unitarian Universalist organizations practice the values of our faith within their own walls by compensating their staff appropriately and providing access to high-quality benefits. The UUA compensation program and benefit plans are administered by the Office of Church Staff Finances. ...
  • By Jan Gartner
    UUA Compensation Consultants are trained volunteers who work under the direction of the Office of Church Staff Finances. This page explains the role and contains a listing of current Compensation Consultants by coverage area.
  • Back issues of this newsletter and other employee benefits and compensation news are available here .
  • Participants may withdraw funds upon attainment of: age 59½ or termination of employment or permanent disability or retirement Paperwork...
  • Retirement Date Gone are the days of normal retirement age (NRA) meaning 65 for everyone. Now NRA is 65 or slightly later, depending on...
  • Participants call the Unitarian Universalist (UU)-dedicated toll-free line: (800) 842-2829 at TIAA's National Contact Center. Be prepared...
  • Congregations and UUA-related organizations not currently participating in the Plan may request to join the Plan by making a Board decision...
  • Overview of UU Retirement Plan
  • Newly Participating Employer/Congregations The date of Plan implementation cannot be retroactive; make a well-considered decision to join...
  • Employers offering this employee benefit plan are responsible for proper and timely determination of each employees' eligibility to receive...
  • It is important to understand what is included in Compensation utilized for calculating Retirement Contributions. The Plan document,...
  • By Linda Rose
    Enroll Upon Hire ...
  • By Linda Rose
    Acknowledging the inherent worth of every person requires recognizing their needs as they transition and evolve to new chapters in life. The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) endeavors to ensure that all Unitarian Universalist (UU) employees, in whatever context they may work,...
  • All contributions by either the employer or the employee are exempt from income tax for the year contributed. Distributions from the...
  • General Purposes Participants may apply for an account reduction loan for general purposes, for up to a five (5) year term, of up to 50% of...
  • The Unitarian Universalist (UU) Organizations Retirement Plan participants select their investments on the enrollment form when they...
  • Contribution types, 2019 IRS Limits, Remitting
  • Participating congregations/employers may, but are not required to, elect to “auto-enroll” employees, and withhold a specified percentage (...
  • By Jan Gartner, Richard Nugent
    U.S. tax law provides that congregations and other organizations that employ ministers and other religious professionals may consider...
  • Summary The U.S. Social Security system is largely financed by taxes on earnings (currently totaling 15.3%) shared equally between...
  • By Jan Gartner
    The UUA Recommended Salary Ranges are based on wage rates in communities across the United States.
  • Open Enrollment for the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Heath Plan for all eligible staff takes place during the month of November. Eligible staff may join the plan effective January 1, even if they have not taken advantage of past enrollment opportunities. ...
  • Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Health Plan Premiums are based on: ...
  • In 2007 the UUA launched an unprecedented effort – a health plan based on UU values, available to all of our congregations, offering a clear path to provide quality health insurance to every eligible employee in our congregations – something that hundreds of ministers and other...
  • The UUA health plan belongs to the UUA itself and enables congregations to provide adequate health insurance to their ministers and other staff.
  • Unlike monthly premiums for Long-Term Disability (LTD) and Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment (Life/AD&D) coverage, dental insurance premiums are unrelated to the employee's annual earnings. ...
  • Guardian is the carrier for the Unitarian Universalist Group Insurance Plan's (UUGIP's) dental insurance. ...

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