Can you deduct Parsonage Related Expenses

by Becky
(Georgia)

I live in a church parsonage, but do not receive an allowance for utilities/expenses. I report the fair market rental value on form SE. Can I deduct the utilities/expenses on SE?


vickey's reply

No. Your employing church would have had to designated a housing allowance for you.

See this informative guide from GuideStone What happens if a church forgets to designate a housing allowance?

Hope this helps,



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