Allocating Housing Allowance

by Marcella
(Amarillo, TX USA)

Our pastor passed away the first week of May 2016. He was projected to have an $18000 housing allowance that we would have deducted from his gross salary. Do I only give him credit for 4 months of the $18000 from his salary? 18000/2*4 $6000?

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Jan 20, 2017
You are Correct
by: Vickey

I am so sorry for your loss...although his gain.

You are correct in your amount and allocation for his housing allowance.

Jan 25, 2017
by: Anonymous

Do I have to input the pastor's housing allowance on the w2 if it's deducted from his salary gross pay for tax purposes?

Vickey's reply:
The housing allowance has to be deducted from gross salary (reported in Box 1) and reported (preferably) in Box 14 which is just an informational box for the employee.

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