Is housing allowance paid to the pastor included in the 1099 he receives. He does not get a salary for a w-2.
by Kathy Butler
We are currently giving our pastor what we call love gifts out of the church general fund. He does not get paid a salary. In addition to the love gifts through out the year, he does receive a housing allowance weekly.
I know that I will be giving him a 1099 for all the love gifts and estimated tax payments that have been paid in for him. My question is do I also include the total amount given in housing allowances on the 1099? If not, could I just print out an itemized statement of the weekly housing allowance gifts and give to him for him to take to his tax preparer?
Any thoughts would be appreciated.
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