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.
Since then I have paid Rs849,000 in 11 quarterly installments plus membership and other charges through a bank out of the forced savings made from my monthly household expenses.
Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing better service and value on the products consumers use to manage household expenses and save for the future.
Sentence had been deferred for a background report on Bell who had previously admitted at Inverness Sheriff Court failing to notify the Department of Work and Pensions that her husband was living with her and contributing to the household expenses.
Overall, consumer confidence was bleak during the quarter as concerns for higher prices of goods and household expenses were cited.
Her father is a tailor and her sister works in a departmental store and barely manages their household expenses.
The "less upbeat sentiment" for the third quarter and in the next months was due to concerns on rising prices and increase in household expenses with school re-starting in June.
Investopedia, an American financial education website, defines a breadwinner as someone who contributes 'the largest portion of household income, which generally covers most household expenses and financially support dependents.' To be considered a breadwinner, a person must have paid more than half of the total household bills, including rent, electric and water bills, insurance, property taxes, groceries, repairs and other common household expenses.
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