Retiree Housing Allowance

by John
(KY)

As a retired pastor can I claim any portion of my housing expenses as an allowance for Federal Taxes?

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May 01, 2015
Retireee Housing Allowance for Clergy
by: Lewis in NC

There is still a formality to setting up a properly approved housing allowance for retired clergy, and it is done through the various religious denominational organizations. For example the Methodist Church Conference would set the allowances for their retirees. I would "google" this question for retired clergy not affiliated with a denomination to see what the procedure is. The IRS website may have more information on this subject. Hope this will be helpful.

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