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Answered: October 6, 2020 12:17 am

Is tuition reimbursement from the church I work for taxable to me?

For purposes of determining whether an employee fringe benefit is taxable to the employee, the same rules apply whether the employers are tax-exempt organizations or private sector businesses. If the employer has an educational assistance plan, then reimbursements up to $5,250 for any higher education costs  are tax free. If the reimbursements are for courses that are job related, there is no dollar limit on the tax-free benefit.

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Property subject to capital gain or loss treatment. Almost all assets you own are considered capital assets except for certain business assets or works you created.

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