LIHEAP staff must subtract the following deductions from the household’s gross income:
- Child Care Subsidy copayment,
- legally-binding child support payments,
- earned income deduction for household member who is working (currently, $240 per working person),
- self-employed business expense deduction (50% of the household’s gross self-employment income), and
- unreimbursed medical expenses for household members 60 years of age or older or with a disability.