TN 5 (04-90)
When husband and wife are living together, assume they share equally, in terms of
support, in all income received into the household regardless of their individual
In determining the individual incomes of the husband and wife when they live together,
assume in the absence of evidence to the contrary (e.g., long term incapacity of a
spouse) that they have an equal share in all outside income.
Outside income (as used here) includes:
Income from jointly - owned property
Income from roomers and/or boarders
Withdrawals from joint savings accounts
Contributions from third parties
Member of the military dependents' allowance
It does not include income received through their individual efforts, such as income
from services, pensions, royalties, income from individually-owned property, etc.
Unless there is evidence to the contrary, compute the support of the spouse as follows:
RS 01301.020 - Considering the Period in Determining Support for Stepchildren