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Household expenditure guide (AD164)

(published August 2020)

About this guide

This guide is provided by Inland Revenue, based on information from the Household Economic Survey 2019 undertaken by Statistics New Zealand.

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When to use this guide

You can use the information in this guide as a first step to find out whether we will need to do any further investigation to assess your ability to repay your debt.


Using the information in this guide doesn't reduce or eliminate the need for you and us to establish the living costs for a specific household.

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