The latest on church tax reporting, tax filing, housing allowances, Social Security exemptions, private letter rulings, and notable court cases.
What new—and veteran—ministers and treasurers need to know to file taxes correctly and receive maximum tax benefits.
Learn what this exemption includes and why few ministers qualify for it.
Is a church with only one employee who is a minister required to file this form?
Guidance for a retired pastor who works for the church part time.
Once a minister's application for the exemption (Form 4361) is approved, it is good for life.
Is there any way to reverse a previous decision to receive early benefits?
Q&A: Can we treat someone our church hired for a ministerial position as a nonminister employee for Social Security?
We have a ministerial staff member who opted out of self-employment taxes many years ago,
The Tax Court addresses ministers who can't prove they "opted out" of Social Security.
Exploring whether or not Form 4361 exempts ministers from the Affordable Care Act.
Why ministers should carefully research this option before filing a Form 4361.
Hotline provides assistance with W-2, 1099s, and other documents.
What churches must know about the last-minute 'fiscal cliff' deal.
Simple answers to vexing questions for new—and veteran—ministers.
What churches should note for screening policy.
Does a Social Security exemption apply to past secular work?
How are Social Security numbers assigned?
How does my age at retirement affect my Social Security benefits?
I lost my Social Security card--what should I do?
Ministers often make these 20 errors—here's how to avoid them.