Clergy Taxes

SELF EMPLOYMENT TAX

Parish based clergy are expected to pay self-employment taxes. Self-employment taxes have been included in the amounts required by the "Minimum Clergy Compensation"

Currently the SE Tax rate is 7.65% (one-half of the total 15.3%). The SE offset is taxable.

TAX GUIDE

The Church Pension Group offers a tax guide for clergy and parishes that is updated annually.

Church Pension Group 2018 Tax Guide for 2017 Tax Returns

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