Thinking About Work
It is also very important to look at other factors that can reduce or expand income resources:
- Changes in income aside from wages
- Number of deductions the person claims for taxes such as going from 0 to 1 or including a foster child. Attending to deductions and other tax related matters will determine the usable income your family member has.
- Use of Social Security work incentives such as the Impairment Related Work Expenses
- If your family members is self employed (many important factors such as money received from business, amount of deductions, if family owned etc.) (Guide to Self Employment)