What would happen if the “housing allowance” exclusion was eliminated?
October 30, 2012
How much money does the IRC 107(clergy housing allowance/parsonage tax exclusion) actually save clergy? After running a few scenarios, the outcome may surprise you. In each scenario, we calculated the amount of tax paid by the clergy in two ways. First, their taxes are calculated as if the housing allowance/parsonage exclusion was eliminated(secular employee). This…