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    United Methodists of Upper New YorkLiving the Gospel. Being God's Love.

    about / Benefits and Administrative Services

    Church Employers & Clergy Taxes

    This page is a resource to Local Churches with information related to their role as employer, including employment law compliance, payroll/taxes, general support policies, and other various human resources and benefits related topics that may need to be addressed from time to time. It is the responsibility of each Local Church to be aware of both Federal and State laws and regulations that they are required to follow.

    If you have any questions about employment/human resource issues, please contact Tracy Rickett, Human Resources Generalist, at (315) 898-2017 or email at

    With more than 100,000 members, United Methodists of Upper New York comprises of more than 675 local churches and New Faith Communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our vision is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."