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Income deductions

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.

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