Parsonage Income
(01/01/18 - 12/31/18)
Parsonage income is money paid by a church or other organization to church professionals for their expenses incurred while providing a service. This money is paid in addition to money paid for services rendered. Church professionals include, but are not limited to the following:
Parsonage income is countable and is considered self-employment when it meets the self-employment definition.
When the self-employment definition is not met, consider another type of earned income.
When expenses are incurred, see Allowable Business Expenses.
Key OT in the INCOME TYPE field on SEEI.
Consider parsonage income as wages when the participant is employed by the church.
Key WA in the INCOME TYPE field on EAIC.
When parsonage income is paid to a third party for the budgetary unit’s expenses, see Vendor Payments.