Basics Of Pastoral Payroll

Length: 1 Hour

Tuesday, August 24 at 1pm PT

Pastors have unique options that can add complexity to running payroll, withholding taxes, and tax planning. Alex Acree and Jeff Bergman will start with the basics and walk through an overview so you know what to expect and what to ask your accountant. In this coaching session, we will:

  1. Discuss who is considered a pastor and therefore would be eligible for these unique payroll exceptions
  2. Share pros and cons of pastors as independent contractors 
  3. Explain housing allowances, including how they are calculated and how they impact taxes
  4. Walk through Social Security exemptions
  5. Discuss how these options are managed in a basic payroll entry and when using Gusto