Donations for Minors

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Donations for Minors

Postby Crocken » Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:05 pm

Is there a way to make online tithing payments for a minor? I keep all their money in my checking account and keep track of it in my budget. I would like to pay online rather than write three separate checks for my children's tithing. Is there a way to do that?

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Re: Donations for Minors

Postby eblood66 » Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:28 pm

Question 18 in the Online Donations FAQ indicates the minimum age for online donations is 13. For those 13 or over, you'd have to setup an LDS Account for them and donate using their LDS Account.

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Re: Donations for Minors

Postby sbradshaw » Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:23 pm

That's an interesting question – are you able to tie a single checking account to more than one LDS Account for donations?
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Re: Donations for Minors

Postby scgallafent » Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:53 am

sbradshaw wrote:That's an interesting question – are you able to tie a single checking account to more than one LDS Account for donations?

Yes. My wife and I both have our joint checking account associated with our individual LDS Accounts.

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Re: Donations for Minors

Postby mfmohlma » Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:04 pm

Crocken wrote:Is there a way to make online tithing payments for a minor? I keep all their money in my checking account and keep track of it in my budget. I would like to pay online rather than write three separate checks for my children's tithing. Is there a way to do that?

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If you children aren't 13 yet then as noted, you'll have to stick with checks.

That being said, there's no need to write 3 separate checks. You just need to use 3 different donation slips in an envelope with a single check. Your clerk will be able to enter the donation correctly.

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Re: Donations for Minors

Postby russellhltn » Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:35 pm

In answer to the original question, there's no way to make online payments in behalf of another person. You'd have to login as them - which is generally discouraged for security reasons.
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Re: Donations for Minors

Postby Crocken » Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:08 pm

Thanks. I wrote one check with three donation slips and got a call from the clerk telling me I can't do that. I had done it one previous time and didn't get a call.

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Re: Donations for Minors

Postby mfmohlma » Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:47 pm

Have him look for the "Add slip" button on the donation entry screen.


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