Skip to main content

What is the definition of total household resources?

Total Household Resources (THR) are the total income (taxable and nontaxable) of both spouses or of a single person maintaining a household, excluding the following:

  • net business and farm losses
  • net rent and royalty losses
  • any carryback or carryover for a net operating loss

Note: Gifts of cash and all payments exceeding $300 made on your behalf must be included in THR.

View a partial list of items included in Michigan taxable income. The list serves as a guide and is not intended to replace the law.

See Home Heating Credit and Shared Housing Situations for updated information.