Financial Services is responsible for the accounting function for the administrative offices of the Diocese of Scranton. This includes the maintenance and preparation of the Diocesan financial statements, the processing of parish assessments and shared administrative costs, the maintenance of the Diocesan Institute and the preparation of the annual budget. The Finance Office is also responsible for the internal audit program for parishes. We provide additional oversight and support, as needed, to other Diocesan organizations.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who should get a Form 1099?

A Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income, should be filed for each person in the course of your business to whom you have paid $600 or more during the year for services performed by someone who is not your employee, prizes and awards, legal fees and rents.

What is the Annual Financial Report?

The Annual Parish Financial Report is a certification from each parish that reports an accurate accounting of the parish’s financial operations for the fiscal year in accordance with the Diocesan Accounting Policies and Procedures.

What is the Diocese fiscal year?

The Diocesan fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30 of the following year.

What is the deadline for filing the paper form 1099-Misc?

January 31, 2019.