0410.000.00 Determining Need

0410.015.05 Earned Income

Regulation 40-2.050 defines “earned income” as income in cash or kind currently earned as wages, salary, commissions, or as profits from any business in which the claimant engages as a self-employed person or employee, so long as he has responsibilities which require continuing activity on his/her part.

The following are some of the possible sources of earned income:

  1. Wages,
  2. Boarders or lodgers,
  3. Income or earnings from self-employment,
  4. Sale of business products,
  5. Sale of farm or garden products, and
  6. Income in kind for services rendered.