by Mathew
(New Jersey)

I have changed denominations. In my previous denomination, we were under a vow of poverty and thus did not pay into Social Security. In my new denomination, I am not under this vow and would like to pay into Social Security.
How do I change my 4361 status? Is this possible?

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Feb 20, 2012
Opting Back into Social Security
by: Vickey

You can file an IRS Form 2031 to opt back in again; however, be aware that you could be liable for not only this year self-employment taxes, but for the three previous years as well.

See this article from Crown Financial Ministries: Social Security tax for ministers (second paragraph)

My best advice is to consult a knowledgeable tax professional first.

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