How do ministers file income taxes?

Answer 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 »

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Do ministers pay income taxes or SSI?

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 »

Do I need to file income taxes if all I have is interest income?

Whether you need to file taxes on interest income alone depends on your filing status, age and dependency status. For 2009, a single taxpayer under age 65 with less than $9,350 in taxable income w... Read More »

Can You File State Income Taxes Before Federal Taxes?

Although you do not have to file your federal return first, many states' tax returns require information from your federal return. This means you will have to complete your federal return before yo... Read More »

What is the income required to file income taxes?

The income level required to file taxes depends on filing status and age. For 2009, single taxpayers younger than 65 were required to file taxes if they had a gross income of $9,350 or more. Single... Read More »