\pˈɑːsənɪd͡ʒ ɐlˈa͡ʊəns], \pˈɑːsənɪdʒ ɐlˈaʊəns], \p_ˈɑː_s_ə_n_ɪ_dʒ ɐ_l_ˈaʊ_ə_n_s]\
Definitions of PARSONAGE ALLOWANCE
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Allowance provided by a religious constitution to a clergy they have ordained. Primarily, the parsonage allowance covers the fair market rental value of the house, as well as any maintenance costs that might be accrued during the clergy's stay. Income taxes are also incorporated in to the parsonage allowance.
By Henry Campbell Black
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