N.J. Admin. Code § 10:69-10.11 - Definition of earned income

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Earned income refers to gross income earned by an individual through the receipt of wages, tips, salaries or commissions from activities in which he or she is engaged as an employee or from his or her self-employment. It includes earnings over a period of time for which settlement is made in one payment, as in the sale of farm crops.
(b) When an individual receives shelter in return for performing work duties, the monetary value shall be determined from Schedule VI in N.J.A.C. 10:69-10:42(c) and included in the total amount of gross earned income. The amount of mandatory payroll deductions to be recognized shall be determined in relation to such total amount.
(c) When an individual is employed in a position where tipping is customary, a daily log or other acceptable documentation of tips received shall be used for income calculation. Tips income calculation shall not be based on estimated information as reported on W-2 forms.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:69-10.11

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