Top 10 Question of a New Call
The proposed salary package will normally represent the previous pastor’s salary package or the guidelines set by your organization.
1- Does the church provide a social security allowance? 15.3% or 7.65% of salary and housing.
2- Does the church provide for the supplemental medical insurance?
3-Does the church provide a 100% professional accountable reimbursement plan?
4-Does the church provide a Housing Equity program?
5-Can I rearrange my salary package to meet IRS guidelines?
6-Does the church provide a housing allowance?
7-What is the fair rental value of the parsonage?
8-Does the church pay the parsonage utilities?
9-How do I calculate and pay my quarterly estimated payments?
10- Does the church have a cafeteria plan?
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