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minister to someone or something

to take care of someone or someone's needs. Sarah tried to minister to the people of the village. He sought to minister to the grief of the widow.
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Under this decision, all amounts designated as an MHA and used by a minister to provide a home may be excluded from income.
107 allows a minister to exclude from income the "allowance paid to him as part of his compensation, to the extent used by him to provide a home"
Assuming Warren survives further challenges, audit situations may become simply a matter of requiring the minister to document the amount spent.
In a vain attempt to quiet the complaints, Netanyahu went on television recently to remind everyone that he was the first Israeli prime minister to be chosen by direct election.
Reshuffling is likely to be made on return of Prime Minister to home from his visit to Egypt.
a garage); "rental allowance" means an amount paid to a minister to rent or otherwise provide a home if such amount is designated as a rental allowance pursuant to official action taken in advance of such payment by the employing church.
1402(e)-2A(a)(1) allows a minister to request an exemption from SE tax on income from his duties as a minister on Form 4361, Application for Exemption from Self-Employment Tax for Use by Ministers, Members of Religious Orders and Christian Science Practitioners.
Elyes Jouini: Minister to the Prime Minister in charge of Economic and Social Reforms and Co-ordination with Concerned Ministries.
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