Taxation Dictionary & Briefing Notes

Taxation Dictionary 

February 2013
Support Services - Payroll and Benefits


Introduction - for Circuit Stewards/Treasurers & District Stewards/Treasurers

Indices & Taxation Dictionary (Word doc)

Briefing Note (Word doc)

This Taxation Dictionary is a set of notes on the tax treatment of a number of topics, put together chiefly with Methodist ministers (i.e. presbyters, deacons and probationers) in mind. We have attempted to make this a comprehensive set of guidance notes on tax issues, although it will need to be amended from time to time for additions, and also in the light of any changes indicated to us by H M Revenue & Customs. 

At the front there are two indices, one categorised by type of expenditure with accompanying section coding, the other in alphabetical order with the section code as a cross-reference.

If you have the Dictionary as an A5 set, it is suggested that an A5 Loose Leaf Folder is created that will readily accommodate revisions and additions. Otherwise the document may be downloaded, or else sent as an attachment to anyone making an e-mail request to It is intended that a copy should be made available to each person in your circuit who might benefit from its use. Please liaise at circuit level to ensure that it is distributed effectively.

Please note that wherever reference is made to 'minister' this is to include all persons for whom a Form P11D must be completed and/or is in receipt of payment through the central stipends payroll.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to raise them with us at the Payroll and Benefits Section, and we shall do our best to answer them.

For further information about the contents of this Taxation Guide:

Contact: Finance Manager (Payments),
Methodist Church House, 25 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5JR 


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