Definitions for "Annual Income"
Keywords:  mec, decennial, unearned, cfr, earns
A popular use of life insurance in upper markets is funding a policy at high premium levels and then extracting policy values through surrenders and loans to fund retirement. Our tables assume a $10,000 annual premium is paid until the insured reaches age 64 (25 Premiums). Then a level income stream is paid at age 65 using surrenders to cost basis then policy loans (20 Payments, end of year 84). Upon retirement, the policy switches from Type B (increasing DB) to Type A (level DB). Policy loan interest is paid from policy values and residual cash value of $100,000 at regular policy maturity age is requested (some illustration systems cannot meet this requirement exactly). The death benefit specified is guideline minimum death benefit (the goal is values for income, not maximum DB) at the beginning of the contract period (that is not over-funding the contract into a Modified Endowment Contract (MEC).
Total income (earned, unearned and asset income) anticipated to be received by all persons who currently reside or intend to reside in a program assisted-unit for the coming 12-month period. When determining whether a household is income eligible, local governments, participating jurisdictions and project owners must use one of the following three definitions of annual income: (1) annual income as defined at 24 CFR section 5.609 (except when determining the income of a homeowner for an owner-occupied rehabilitation project, the value of the homeowner's primary residence may be excluded from the calculation of net family assets); or (2) annual income as reported under the Census long-form for the most recent available decennial Census; or (3) adjusted gross income as defined for purposes of reporting under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1040 series for individual federal annual income tax purposes.
Your yearly income. For married couples this is your total combined yearly income.