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I am a retired pastor, living on retirement. Are my housing

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I am a retired pastor, living on retirement. Are my housing expenses still tax deductible?
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Tax Professional: Mark Taylor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) replied 1 year ago
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Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions. As a pastor you qualified for a housing allowance exclusion. This means that the portion of your wages that were allocated to a housing allowance was excluded from taxes. There isn't a deduction for housing expenses it is just that the allowance for these expenses are not treated as income.

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