How do report half the SS tax paid by the church?

Where, on the 1040 form, should I report the half of the SS tax that the church paid on my behalf? Misc income?


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Dec 21, 2010
Reporting Income
by: Vickey

It would depend on how it was reported.

If you are an employee of the church, it should have been included in box 1 of your W-2 You would then record that amount on line 7 of a 1040.If it wasn’t included in your W-2, you could report it on line 21 (Other Income).

If you are self-employed, it would be included in line 1 of a Schedule C.

If you are self-employed, it would be included in line 1 of a Schedule C.

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