How to Calculate and Verify Income from Self-Owned Businesses
When certifying or recertifying households, you may occasionally encounter a household member who earns income from a self-owned business. For example, a household member may own a small retail store or hair salon, be a computer consultant or house painter, or own and run a daycare center or landscaping business. Calculating and verifying the household’s income from a self-owned business can be hard. You need to know what to count as income from the business so you can accurately calculate the household’s rent.