Fringe Benefits-Income Tax Payments

by Secretary
(Naples, Florida)

Is the church legally allowed to pay for what the pastor owes when filing his yearly income tax returns?

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Jan 12, 2016
Income Tax Payments
by: Lewis in NC

When your pastor files his/her tax return (1040 or 1040A or 1040EZ), he/she is responsible to pay the tax from his/her own personal checking accounts. The church should not be in the business of writing checks for the pastor's individual income tax responsibilities.

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