Do ministers pay income taxes or SSI?

Answer Ministers and other church employees must pay income tax if they were paid $108.28 or more from a church or an eligible church-related organization that's exempt from paying employer Social Securit... Read More »

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How do ministers file income taxes?

Unlike most people, ministers have many options when it comes to tax time. They can be considered employees of the church or not, and they can take advantage of many favorable exceptions.The Minist... Read More »

Do ministers have to pay federal taxes on social security?

Ministers and other clergy are required to pay for Social Security through the 'Self-Employment' tax. To be exempt from the self employment tax (and the Social Security benefits it pays for), the m... Read More »

Is retirement income exempt from state income taxes?

Every state handles taxation of retirement income differently. Seven states do not tax personal income at all, two only tax income from interest and dividends, and 36 states offer some type of excl... Read More »

What income bracket pays federal income taxes?

All income brackets have people who have federal tax obligations, however, the amount of people who owe any taxes drops precipitously as income levels falls. According to the Tax Policy Center, onl... Read More »