Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 19, Part A - Miscellaneous Expenses - Miscellaneous Expenses

Section 19, Part A covers miscellaneous expenses such as funeral expenses, legal and accounting fees, various household services, babysitting and adult care, toys and games, lotteries, and pet expenses.

Now I am going to ask about miscellaneous expenses which have not been collected anywhere else in this survey. Please remember to include any payments you made online or had automatically deducted.

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your CU had expenses for any of the following, either for you or any members of your CU or for someone outside your CU?

* Read each item on list.

What was the expense for? [enter text] _____________

In what month did you have this expense? [enter text] _____________

* Enter 13 for a continuous expense.

Was this expense for someone inside or outside your CU?

What was the total amount of this expense? [Enter monthly amount if continuous] [enter value] _____________

* Do not include legal fees related to real estate closing costs reported in Section 3

* Enter 'C' for a combined reimbursement

What other expense is the "above miscellaneous item" combined with? [enter text] _____________

* Enter all that apply

Did you have any other expenses for the "miscellaneous item"?

What was the expense for? [enter text] _____________

In what month did you have this expense? [enter text] _____________

* Enter 13 for a continuous expense.

Was this expense for someone inside or outside your CU?

What was the total amount of this expense? [Enter monthly amount if continuous] [enter value] _____________

* Do not include legal fees related to real estate closing costs reported in Section 3

Did you have any other expenses for the "miscellaneous item"?

End of Section 19A

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Last Modified Date: November 21, 2006

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