office in home deduction for pastor

by Marzine
(Atlanta, GA USA)

if a pastor is considered an employee and received a w2 from the church, with deductions of Medicare and social security can he still claim a deduction for office in home. Even if office is provided at the church.

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Mar 20, 2015
office in home deduction for pastor. . .
by: Lewis in NC

Please be advised to read "Ministers taxes" at the link to the left of this web site, especially concerning pastor's social security taxes.

Also, a home office deduction for the pastor is not impossible, but it becomes more difficult if a church office is provided for the pastor to perform most of his/her pastoral duties. This should be left to the pastor and his/her tax preparer to figure out.

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