On May 24, 2011, the United States Department of Justice appealed the tax court decision made in the Philip Driscoll housing allowance case. In December 2010, the United States Tax Court ruled that clergy could use the parsonage allowance exclusion for two homes as long as they are both used exclusively as personal residences. Related Article: January 14, 2011: New Tax Court Ruling on Clergy Housing Allowance & Multiple Homes Clergy Financial Resources https://www.clergyfinancial.com Clergy Financial Resources is a national accounting and finance organization serving churches and clergy since 1980. They have an unparalleled tax expertise on the complex issues associated with clergy tax law, clergy taxes, clergy compensation and church payroll. Clergy Financial Resources is a valuable resource for clergy, churches and denominations. To learn more about our services, please visit the links below: Tax Preparation https://www.clergyfinancial.com/taxprep.htm Mortgage Financing https://www.clergyfinancial.com/clergy_financial_mortgage.htm Church Payroll https://www.clergyfinancial.com/payroll/churchpayroll.html Clergy/Church Tax Law Products https://www.clergyfinancial.com/online_store.htm Clergy should not view this information as a substitute for professional advice. This information is subject to change, due to administrative rulings or interpretations and or technical corrections by the IRS. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent clergy tax professional person should be sought.

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