Household Expenses

Household Expenses

An individual other than a qualifying child is a dependent if the person who wants to claim the dependent provides over half the support and meets other tests. The dependent's share of household expenses for the home in which the dependent lives are included in support. Household expenses include (1) rent paid or the fair rental value of the home, (2) food, (3) utilities paid, (4) repairs, and (5) other expenses.
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Once when they had quarrelled about household expenses, Mrs.
Benassis had made but two stipulations--he wished to dine at six o'clock, and that the household expenses should not exceed a certain fixed sum every month.
Tamoszius had a bank account also, and they ran a race, and began to figure upon household expenses once more.
My brother John helped me all that he could, but of course that was not a great deal, for his work was in the coal-mine, where he did not earn much, and most of what he did earn went in the direction of paying the household expenses.
When a man in setting up a house and preparing for marriage finds that his furniture and other initial expenses come to between four and five hundred pounds more than he has capital to pay for; when at the end of a year it appears that his household expenses, horses and et caeteras, amount to nearly a thousand, while the proceeds of the practice reckoned from the old books to be worth eight hundred per annum have sunk like a summer pond and make hardly five hundred, chiefly in unpaid entries, the plain inference is that, whether he minds it or not, he is in debt.
Police said the motive behind the suicide was apparently poverty as the couple sometimes quarreled over household expenses.
A survey of over 3,200 workers for the TUC also found almost half are worried about meeting basic household expenses, such as food, transport and energy, and a third believe the cost of living pressures are getting worse.
A poll of 3,287 working adults found 44% worry about meeting basic household expenses, one in six save by leaving heating off with the same number pawning something in the last year.
Food and non-alcoholic beverages represented the second-biggest chunk of household expenses, hitting a total of $24.
Natividad Dalupang, Maramag's 68-year-old mother, said the caregiver had been sending money for household expenses, as well as the school requirements of Maramag's 15-year-old daughter, Angelica.
Compared to 2015, expenditures on food and soft beverages increased from BGN 380 to BGN 387, while household expenses (water, electricity, heating, furniture and home maintenance) rose from BGN 194 to BGN 204.
He said that ten thousand rupees are being paid to every family as transportation expenses while twenty five thousand is paid through ATM for other household expenses.
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