Pastor Filing 1099

by Char
(Delaware)

This is our first year that our Pastor has received an occasional stipend from our church.

How do we go about reporting this #1 for our Pastor and #2 For our Church? The Pastor and the Church all reside in the state of Delaware.

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Feb 24, 2019
Paying Pastors
by: Vickey

Pastors are usually considered employees of their churches by the IRS, so any stipend would be considered compensation for services rendered.

So I would report the stipends in a W-2 for the Pastor. Note: I do not have any bookkeeping or payroll clients in Delaware, so I do not know what you would need to do on the state side...such as registering for a employer number, withholdings, etc. You can call your state department of labor to ask about those things.

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