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What are the maximum allowable expenses for a monthly budget

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What are the maximum allowable expenses for a monthly budget in a Ch. 13 BK?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.

Hi JACustomer,

When submitting a Chapter 13 plan, there is no pre-set maximum for allowable expenses. There are pre-set figures you have to work with, but if your actual expenses are higher than the pre-set figures, and if you have a justifiable reason for the higher expense(s), the higher expense(s) will be allowed.

Here is the form you would have to fill out when filing a Chapter 13:


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