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:
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
Social Security benefits
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Veteran’s Administration benefits
Disbursements from trusts
Payments from public assistance programs
Tribal payments from casinos