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My mininster is the Pastor of our church, however he receives

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My mininster is the Pastor of our church, however he receives no compensation. He works full time elsewhere and currently we are unable to pay a salary. Can he claim mileage to and from church, as well as miles to visit members who require counselling, sick, etc.
If the miles are considered a charitable donation and the costs exceeds $500, where would I report the miles on his return.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Marvin,EA replied 5 years ago.

Marvin,EA :

Hello and thanks you for using Just Answer. Ministers who receive no compensation for services are are only allowed to deduct out-of-pocket business expenses as charitable contributions. His expenses will be reported on Sch. A, charitable contributions as a cash contribution.

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