Federal Law

Key point 6-04.02. A church may have a number of reporting obligations under federal law,

Social Security

Key point 1-03.01. While most ministers are employees for federal income tax reporting purposes, they

10 Common Payroll Tax Errors

Richard Hammar walks church leaders through 10 common payroll tax errors churches make, and how to avoid them.

20 Common Clergy Tax Errors

How to report correctlyCorrection will increase or decrease taxes 1 reporting Social Security taxes as

Social Security

A federal appeals court issued a ruling suggesting that ministers who opt out of Social Security will not be able to claim years later that they qualify for Social Security retirement benefits.

Clergy—Income Taxes

The Tax Court ruled that a minister was not exempt from Social Security because his exemption application was filed too late.
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