Gifts to Pastor and Wife and Wife is on the Payroll

Our Church is used througout the year as a conduit/Personal Bank for Monetary gifts that are given to the Pastor and his wife for Anniversary, Just because, Birthday's and Christmas. Example: The women were asked to remain after service; and were solicited for a Donation of $20.00 per woman to purchase an outfit for the Pastor's wife for Anniversay. 58 people committed, that is $1160.00. They will then give the money to her once collected. The Pastor's wife is also on the Payroll of the church.

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Oct 22, 2012
gifts given
by: Anonymous

it would be added to income on W-2. Also be careful as the IRS could count it as "private benefit or inurment" and you could lose your tax exempt status. It is better to have people give directly to individuals as it is also not a tax deduction for them.

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