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emily02
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Do I pay self employment tax on wages as a minister

My husband has a w-2 from our church. It has a small amount in box 1 for wages and everything else is in box 14 for parsonage. We pay self employment tax on the parsonage amount (box 14) and wages (box 1)?
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DanielV01
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Do I pay self employment tax on wages as a minister

Yes, these amounts may be included to determine self employment tax.  Here is an IRS website that provides detailed information on this:  https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc417.html

TurboTax will help you to correctly calculate the correct amounts as well.  Please see the following FAQ:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/5412425

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