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Allowable Living Expenses

(IRS National Standards for bankruptcy Means Test -- Cases Filed On and After May 1, 2016)

Collection Financial Standards for Food, Clothing and Other Items

Expense One Person Two Persons Three Persons Four Persons
Food  $307 $583 $668 $815
Housekeeping supplies $30 $60 $60 $71
Apparel & services $80 $148 $193 $227
Personal care products & services     $34 $61 $62 $74
Miscellaneous $119 $231 $266 $322
Total $570 $1,083 $1,249 $1,509

 

More than four persons: Additional Amount Per Person
For each additional person, add amount to four-person total allowance: $341

 

Bankruptcy Allowable Living Expenses — National Standards

Expense One Person Two Persons Three Persons Four Persons
5% of food & clothing $19 $37 $43 $52
Food & clothing (apparel & services)* $387 $731 $861 $1,042

 

More than four persons Additional Amount Per Person
5% of food & clothing $12
Food & clothing (apparel & services)* $235

* This total may differ from the combination of the two amounts in the Collection Financial Standards table due to rounding.

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