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15 Apr 2010

Published Online by the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program, Intuit Canada, April 2010 

Dining Out

Eileen Reppenhagen, Certified
QuickBooks ProAdvisor


Food is supposed to be the fastest way to a man’s heart. Dining out is the fastest way to mine. When you work at home, shop at home, cook at home, and do all the dishes, dining out a couple of times a week is mandatory. I feel I’m entitled to have someone else cook and wait on me at least twice a week. During tax time, even more often!

We are a double income, no kids, couple who spend about $3,000 annually on eating out. That’s $67 a week. If we have a glass of wine, it’s at home from a box. We are below the Canadian average, which is about $4,400 per household. ...

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Eileen Reppenhagen, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, and Honorary Member of the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada, writes and speaks about accounting and tax.  She is a regular contributor to Canadian MoneySaver, The TaxLetter and Intuit Canada’s Advisor Advantage.  

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