Church Pension Group | Taxes


Business Expenses

If your job requires travel, entertaining, or continuing education, how does your employer reimburse you for the expenses that you incur? What are the tax implications of receiving an expense allowance versus submitting receipts for expenses? Learn more about the tax implications of how you manage your business expenses.


Clergy Taxes

Taxes in general can be very complex, but clergy have an added level of complexity. Clergy are treated as employees for federal income tax purposes but are self-employed for Social Security tax purposes. Learn about clergy tax basics, what it means to have dual tax status, and where to find resources to help you and your tax advisor file your taxes correctly.


Clergy Housing Allowance

Clergy are in a unique position in that their housing expenses can be used to reduce the amount of taxable wages subject to federal income tax. What constitutes a qualified housing expense, and what are the IRS limitations? Learn the answers to these questions, resources and tips on keeping track of housing expenses, and the importance of the vestry resolution.