Are pastors self-employed or church employees? The answer is "YES"! Pastors in the U.S. have a unique dual tax status. They are considered employees for federal income tax purposes. But they are also considered self-employed, regarding their ministerial earnings, for Social Security and Medicare purposes. … [Read more...] about Are Pastors Self-Employed or Church Employees?
Clergy Tax Issues
Wondering when the 2019 tax deadline is for filing your 2018 federal tax return? Tax Day 2019 is Monday, April 15, 2019. I know, some of you might be thinking, “Come on Rich, everyone knows the IRS tax deadline is always April 15.” Well, that’s not always true. Here's why... … [Read more...] about 2019 Tax Deadline for 2018 Taxes
I hate to admit it, but I'm just now getting around to doing my taxes this week, and should have them completed by Thursday. If you're getting a late start like me and don't think you'll be able to file your 2011 tax return by the April 17, 2012 deadline, you'll want to file the IRS extension form. … [Read more...] about File the IRS Extension Form if You Need More Time to do Your Taxes
Tax Day 2012 is April 17. If you've procrastinated doing your taxes because you're a pastor needing IRS tax help, I recommend you get the 2012 Zondervan Minister's Tax Guide. American ministers have trusted the Zondervan Minister’s Tax & Financial Guide to save them time and money. This easy-to-understand workbook will save you time and money by simplifying the … [Read more...] about Last Minute IRS Tax Help for Pastors
Pastors needing IRS tax help still have time to get the 2012 Zondervan Minister's Tax Guide before 2011 tax returns are due on April 17, 2012. For years, ministers have trusted the Zondervan Minister’s Tax & Financial Guide to save them time and money. This easy-to-understand workbook simplifies the tax code and offers dozens of tips to reduce your tax bill. … [Read more...] about Still Time for Zondervan Minister’s Tax Guide