Counting Income for HEAP

  • Add up all the countable income received or reasonably expected during the month of application.
  • Round cents down to the next lower dollar:
    • $986.99 becomes $986
    • Round down the final total only.
    • Do NOT round each source separately.
Examples of Countable Income: Examples of Excluded Income:
  • Gross wages, commissions, tips (including garnishees)
  • Self-employment income
  • UIB
  • Social Security
  • Green Thumb income
  • Pensions
  • Interest/dividends
Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy