Pastors Must Pay Taxes
Calling compensation a "love gift" doesn't shield it from taxation.
Pastors Must Pay Taxes
Audio Download

In this audio interview with podcast host Tony Gill, Richard Hammar discusses misconceptions churches have about how tax law relates to pastors. For further insights into the issues covered in this interview, see Hammar's "Why Pastors Must Pay Federal Income Taxes" and the 2014 Church & Clergy Tax Guide.

This interview is excerpted with permission from a podcast titled "Richard Hammar on Churches, Taxes, Donations, and Liability," one in a series of educational podcasts sponsored by Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion. Other excerpts from the interview with Hammar will be featured in future blog posts.

This content is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is published with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional service. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought. "From a Declaration of Principles jointly adopted by a Committee of the American Bar Association and a Committee of Publishers and Associations."

Subscribe

If you found this article helpful, subscribe to ChurchLawAndTax.com for access to more articles like this one.

Recent Posts
Subscribe to Church, Law & Tax
ChurchSalary

Receive a customized salary report for up to 18 different ministry positions. Learn how your church should compensate based on size, budget, location, and employee work experience.

2018 Compensation Handbook for Church Staff

2018 Compensation Handbook for Church Staff  Subscriber access only

Compare your salary and benefit plans with thousands of other church workers nationwide.
Reducing the Risk

Reducing the Risk Subscriber access only

Keep your church safe from child sexual abuse.