Accounting Group

The Accounting Group can assist your staff with questions regarding the contributions your church makes to the SC Baptist Convention. This includes questions you may have concerning the giving statements you receive from us and the amounts reported in the Quarterly Missions Contributions Report.  A report of church contributions is mailed to each church treasurer after the close of each calendar quarter and a report is mailed to the pastor after the close of the calendar year.

Non-profit Tax Exempt Status

The Accounting Group can also provide your church with a 501(c)(3) letter. This letter can be used to prove your non-profit tax exempt status with the IRS. Your eligibility is based on your church's giving to the work of the SC Baptist Convention during the previous calendar year.  Please note that churches are not exempt from paying Sales and Use Tax in South Carolina.

Request 501(c)(3) Letter

Contributions to the SC Baptist Convention

The ministries of the SC Baptist Convention take place as a direct result of your giving to the Cooperative Program and other designated offerings. The Accounting Group ensures your contributions are distributed as you direct. 

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ONLINE GIVING NOW AVAILABLE

Please consider using this method in lieu of mailing checks or using your bank’s online bill pay.  Giving online will ensure timely receipt and accurate posting to your account and it will reduce the amount of printing and mailing.

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Contributions may be made in the following ways: 

1. Online – Debit Cards, Credit Cards, or eChecks – Click here 
 
2. By Mail –To ensure your contributions are posted correctly the following instructions are helpful:

  • Always use a remittance form (½ sheet, no staples please)
  •  Mail to the PO Box address at the top of the form
  •  Make check or checks payable to the SC Baptist Convention
  •  Space in the middle is used for designated gifts (i.e., Connie Maxwell / World Hunger / Ministries for the Aging, etc.)
  •  Multiple entries on one form – may use one or more checks – total checks should equal total on form
  •  Envelope – write your church 7 digit SBC ID# on the outside of the envelope

Click here to Request Remittance Forms. 

3. Your Bank’s Online Bill Pay– Account line - use 7 digit SCB ID# - Memo line – how designated

Questions - Contact Cora Mullinax at 803.227-6158 or 800.723.7242 ext. 6200 or coramullinax@scbaptist.org.

Church Tax and Bookkeeping Questions

For questions dealing with tax and bookkeeping issues, please contact Robert Grant at 803.765.0030 or
800.723.7242 ext. 6420 or robertgrant@scbaptist.org.

Affiliation with the SC Baptist Convention

If your church is interested in becoming an affiliate of the South Carolina Baptist Convention, contact the Church Planting Group

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