Is it ok for my church to pay no salary for a part-time minister but provide $2400 housing allowance?

Is it ok for my church to pay no salary for a part-time minister but provide $2400 housing allowance? Is it legal? Will it trigger IRS audit for my church?

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Feb 26, 2014
Housing Allowance for part time ministers
by: MarcusNTexas

While I am not an expert on these matters, it would appear that if your part-time minister meets the requirements of being ordained and/or licensed as a minister of the gospel, and if the church has taken official action that has been recorded in the minutes of the church authorizing the housing allowance, it would appear to me to be okay.

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