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To qualify as having supported yourself do you have to have spent earned money on all of the listed criteria or only one?

 
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MarilynG1
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To qualify as having supported yourself do you have to have spent earned money on all of the listed criteria or only one?

Generally, you need to have paid for over 50% of your housing, food, utilities, clothing, medical, etc. with your earned income.

 

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To qualify as having supported yourself do you have to have spent earned money on all of the listed criteria or only one?

It doesn't matter what categories you are paying.

Typically, "shelter" is the highest cost and is determinative.

It doesn't matter how much money you make.

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