Fast Offerings Payment Refund?

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tribrac
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Fast Offerings Payment Refund?

Postby tribrac » Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:19 am

Our Unit received a check from a service provider stating that it was a refund of payments our Unit had paid for services on behalf of a member (through Fast Offerings). The provider had received payment from another source that covered all of the expenses.

Should these refunded monies be entered as a Donation to the Fast Offerings in the name of the Provider or is there another way to account for the refund and still have the monies return to our Fast Offering budget?

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Re: Fast Offerings Payment Refund?

Postby Gary_Miller » Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:27 am

I would add a donor titled "Fast Offering Returns/Refunds" and enter it under that donor name.

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Re: Fast Offerings Payment Refund?

Postby russellhltn » Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:38 am

It may be worth calling Local Unit Support and see how the want it done.
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Re: Fast Offerings Payment Refund?

Postby bastahmer » Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:36 am

I would go along with both of the other replies, but the one thing I would not do is put it in under the name of the business. That is because this is not a donation (there is no charitable intent), it is a business transaction for them.

tribrac
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Re: Fast Offerings Payment Refund?

Postby tribrac » Sun May 05, 2013 10:15 am

I thought I had better return and report what I learned by calling Support.

After explaining the situation and that I had entered the check as a F.O. I was put on hold while the sister looked it up, then on hold again while she escalated the question to her supervisor.

Finally she came back to tell me that it was correct to enter it as a F.O. Donation. She offered no explanation.

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Re: Fast Offerings Payment Refund?

Postby pfrazier71 » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:16 pm

I have a similar issue for a member needing to repay a fast offering amount from funds that never cleared and found this similar post:

https://tech.lds.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7234

Also, called the service center and they told me the same thing as the post, namely to deposit the check with the Ward as the donor and notate on the slip why it is being done.


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