Retirement Accounts

by Sheila Staves
(Saratoga Springs, NY, USA)

How are employee contributions to a retirement account documented for a pastor? Do they need to appear on the W2 form?

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May 09, 2012
Pastor's retirement contributions
by: Anonymous in NC

It would not be a bad idea to place the pastor's part of his retirement account contributions on the W-2 to make it a more complete record (box 13 and 14?). It would not be a "have to" situation as there are other records to be kept by the church office of it being withheld from the pastor's pay and forwarded to the investing agent.

Jan 10, 2014
Retirement locations on W2
by: Anonymous

Is the retirement amount included in the wages box? I know it goes in one of the designated boxes, but is that the only place.

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