Earned income and non earned income

It should all be earned some way some how it’s enti­tled to us for a rea­son right? But it’s cert­iAn income that is earned and cert­ian income con­sid­ered not earned.

 

Earned” income is any mon­ey you were paid for doing work, whether you work for your­self or for some­one else.
The fol­low­ing are exam­ples of earned income:

Salaries
Wages
Tips
Com­mis­sions
Roy­al­ties
Self-employ­ment net earn­ings
Statu­to­ry employ­ee gross pay
Jury duty pay
Union strike ben­e­fits
Long-term dis­abil­i­ty ben­e­fits received before min­i­mum retire­ment age
Non­tax­able com­bat pay, if you choose to include it

 

The unearned income is
Alimo­ny
Child sup­port
Unem­ploy­ment ben­e­fits
Worker’s com­pen­sa­tion
Social Secu­ri­ty ben­e­fits
Sup­ple­men­tal Secu­ri­ty Income (SSI)
Retire­ment income
Pen­sion pay­ments
Veteran’s Admin­is­tra­tion ben­e­fits
Annu­ities
Inter­est income
Div­i­dends
Cap­i­tal gains
Dis­burse­ments from trusts
Gam­bling win­nings
Gifts
Pay­ments from pub­lic assis­tance pro­grams
Trib­al pay­ments from casi­nos