Housekeeping claim in an IVA

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Post by sean304 » Sat May 30, 2020 2:35 pm
How much can you claim for Food,Toiletries and Cleaning weekly on an IVA,i claim £180 for a family of five,all adults,my IVA firm have said I need to reduce this part significantly.
Due to the covid 19 virus a lot of prices have increased drastically,do you know what "accepted industry expenditure guidelines" figures are ?


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Post by kallis3 » Sat May 30, 2020 2:52 pm
You need to put down what you spend. Which company are you with?
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Post by Foggy » Sat May 30, 2020 2:55 pm
I only have 2015 figures, but they are still much the same: For a single adult the guide figures are £100 min. £222 max. with a guide of £169. For a couple £185 min. £354 max. with a guide of £287 and an adult multiplier of £75 min. £138 max. guide £105. These are monthly figures.

So you would be looking at a guide figure of around £602 per month (£139 per week). But the quoted max would be around £ 768 per month (£177 per week) --- so your £180 is within guidelines. However --- they would be looking for the working adults to be contributing to this figure, according to their incomes, as with other expenses.
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