In re Paliev, No. 11-17647-BFK, 2012 WL 3564031, at *7 (Bankr. E.D. Va. Aug. 17, 2012) (Kenney)

Debtor gets marital adjustment at Line 19 for taxes nonfiling spouse pays on separate income and for nonfiling spouse’s gym membership but is not entitled to a marital deduction for 529 College Savings Plan deduction for the benefit of a dependent of the debtor. “[T]he Debtor is entitled to deduct her husband’s payroll deductions in calculating her disposable income . . . . 529 College Savings Plan is an expense paid by the Debtor’s husband for the benefit of the Debtor’s daughter, who is a dependent of the Debtor. Thus, it must be considered a household expense for the benefit of a dependent, and cannot be deducted as a part of the marital adjustment.”

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