12 Law & Tax Guidelines for New MinistersYou’ve completed your theological training. You’re eager to
serve God and His church with your gifts and talents. So why is
someone asking if you want to opt-out of Social Security?
If you’re like most new ministers, you're probably overwhelmed by
the legal and tax issues that confront you in the ministry. Who is
a minister for federal tax purposes? Should I report my taxes as
an employee or as self-employed? What is the housing allowance?
What are the tax consequences of living in a church-owned
parsonage? What is the clergy-penitent privilege? What legal
requirements apply to the performance of marriage ceremonies?
Look to church law and tax expert and Richard R. Hammar for the
answers you’ll need to begin your ministry with legal and financial
clarity and integrity. 12 Law & Tax Guidelines for
features a convenient Q&A format and is written in
understandable and concise language. Get the insights you need
to make potentially significant legal and financial decisions with
Author: Richard R. Hammar