In Home Support Services Personal income types

Your In Home Support Services (IHSS) income may be exempt. You must meet both of the following:

  • Be paid through Medicare Waiver payments
  • Live with the person to whom you provide service

Visit IRS’s Certain Medicaid Waiver Payments May Be Excludable from Income for more information.

How to report

Federal return

Report your wages when you file your federal return.

California return

This income will be included in your federal adjusted gross income, which you report on your California return.