We should include any income that reaches our adjusted gross income. This is usually found on line 37 of the regular 1040 tax form. This includes income from jobs, self-employment, social security, retirement, pensions, unemployment, capital gains, investments, farming or fishing properties or other taxable income. There are types of income that should NOT be included, such as: Student Loans, Veteran’s disability payments, Workers’ compensation, Child Support, Gifts or no-taxable Social Security (SSI). Income for ALL household members needs to be included.