Does the Housing Allowance belong anywhere on the 941 Form?

by Josh Reeser
(Logansport IN )

Does the Housing Allowance belong anywhere on the 941 Form?

Vickey's Reply:

NO. Do not include housing allowance payments on the 941 form. The only place you will report housing allowance compensation is in Box 14 on their W-2...or in a letter from the church.

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Sep 13, 2018
941 and Housing Allowance
by: Mary Ann

Do I need to subtract the HA from wages before recording it on the 941?

Sep 13, 2018
Don't Include Board Approved Housing Allowance Payments in Form 941
by: Vickey

Yes, you will need to subtract any "approved" housing allowance payments from a minister's total compensation before reporting amount in a quarterly 941 form.

For example, you pay your minister $4000 per month and $2000 of that $4000 is a properly setup and approved housing allowance. Then you would report $2000 X 3 = $6000 on line 2 of your 941.

If the minister is the ONLY employee, you would check the box on line 4 and skip to line 6.

If they are not, you would NOT check that box, BUT in lines 5 a-d you would report your total employee wages MINUS the minister's wages MINUS the housing allowance=)

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