Is internet (residential use) considered a utility bill in America?
- babyboomer1001Lv 74 months agoFavorite Answer
No. Internet is a service, not a utility.
- AthenaLv 74 months ago
That is still working its way thought the courts.
- RICKLv 74 months ago
Some people consider it a utility but since its not as necessity I say its not
- NosehairLv 74 months ago
"Utility bill" has little statutory significance unless it is a write off for a company or commercial endeavor. A company can write off internet and maintenance fees as utilities but private (non-commercial) users are not affected in that regard.
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- Spock (rhp)Lv 74 months ago
for some purposes, yes. however, it isn't considered when determining whether whether a family is underprivileged or poor ... it's a luxury for such purposes.
- SBR32277Lv 74 months ago
No because it is not a requirement as a basic service. Gas, electric and water are basic services that are generally required.
- CarolOklaNolaLv 74 months ago
It can be, but businesses have internet accounts as well. Yes, for residences internet is a utility bill, but some people don't have internet.