Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

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Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby npw2005 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:18 am

We received a donation for one of our missionaries from another unit without any communication from them. We need to transfer it from Other - Member Authorized Activities (where they put it) into the mission fund. I don't see any way t o do that on LCR or MLS.

Any help would be great!

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Re: Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby russellhltn » Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:04 am

See if you can re-classify it. Otherwise, I think you'd have to write a check and then deposit it.
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Re: Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby eblood66 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:35 am

There isn't any way to re-categorize a transfer and you can't transfer between Other and Missionary funds. So the only option is to write a check and then deposit it as russelhltn suggested.

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Re: Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby npw2005 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:55 am

Great, thank you very much!

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Re: Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby drepouille » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:38 am

npw2005 wrote:We received a donation for one of our missionaries from another unit without any communication from them. We need to transfer it from Other - Member Authorized Activities (where they put it) into the mission fund.


Makes me wonder which of their unit categories was the source of this transfer. I assume they intended to transfer from their ward missionary fund to your ward missionary fund, but they chose your Other AMFA category instead. If the source of the funds transfer was their Other AMFA category, then I wonder what purpose they collected those funds for in the first place? Or if the source of the funds transfer was their ward budget, then ...?

If there was no communication from them, then how do you know it was intended for one of your missionaries?
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Re: Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby russellhltn » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:25 am

Which raises another issue. If they put the donation into AMFA, the donation won't show up in that donor's tax statement. The only why I can think of to fix this is to transfer back and have them re-categorize the donation to the ward missionary category and then transfer again.
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Re: Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby npw2005 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:33 am

drepouille wrote:
npw2005 wrote:We received a donation for one of our missionaries from another unit without any communication from them. We need to transfer it from Other - Member Authorized Activities (where they put it) into the mission fund.


Makes me wonder which of their unit categories was the source of this transfer. I assume they intended to transfer from their ward missionary fund to your ward missionary fund, but they chose your Other AMFA category instead. If the source of the funds transfer was their Other AMFA category, then I wonder what purpose they collected those funds for in the first place? Or if the source of the funds transfer was their ward budget, then ...?

If there was no communication from them, then how do you know it was intended for one of your missionaries?



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Re: Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby jboyce50 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:44 pm

You can easily transfer those funds if you do the transfer in LCR. Transfer from Other MFA to ward mission account and specific missionary .

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Re: Transfer out of Other into Missionary Account

Postby eblood66 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:25 pm

jboyce50 wrote:You can easily transfer those funds if you do the transfer in LCR. Transfer from Other MFA to ward mission account and specific missionary .

Unfortunately that is not the case. For transfers in LCR from Other:AFMA the only destination options are budget categories and Other:AFMA categories. Missionary accounts are not an option.


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