Out of Date Means Test Guidelines

Out of Date Means Test Income Guidelines

New Income Guidelines After Halloween

Here are the new Kansas means test income figures for cases filed on or after November 1, 2009:

  1. one earner household $41,357 (up $353)
  2. two person household $57,767 (up $1621)
  3. three person household $63,438 (up $193)
  4. four person household $72,610 (down $2016)
  5. add $6900 for each individual in the household in excess of four.

Income Guidelines for Cases Filed on or after March 15, 2009, through October 31, 2009

The Kansas median income has increased giving debtors a raise on the bankruptcy means test for cases filed on or after March 15, 2009.  The new figures by family size are:

  • one earner    $41,004
  • two people    $56,146
  • three people $63,245
  • four people   $74,626

* Add $6,900 for each individual in excess of 4.

Guidelines for Cases File on or after October 1, 2008, but before March 15, 2009, see below

Here are the bankruptcy income guidelines that went into effect October 1, 2008:

  • 1 earner                       $39,488
  • 2-person families    $54,070
  • 3-person families    $60,906
  • 4-person families    $71,867
  • 5-person families    $68,548
  • 6-person families    $63,075
  • Add $6,900 for each additional individual
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