Do not include saleable personal property used to produce income in determining the claimant’s equity in resources. Do not exclude an automobile or truck under this provision. Evaluate all motor vehicles according to the policy outlined for automobiles. Excludable personal property can include tools (carpenter’s, farmer’s), farm livestock or produce (raised for home consumption or to sell), merchandise (salesman’s), etc.
Include saleable personal property not used to produce income (and not otherwise excluded) in determining the claimant’s equity in resources. EXCEPTION: For any person temporarily laid off, experiencing a non-work cycle, or temporarily disabled, exclude work-related personal property as a resource.