142. Income from self-employment.

Income from self-employment as a partner, sole trader or in a franchise can be relied upon to meet the financial requirements1. When relying on gross annual income from self-employment as a source for meeting the minimum financial threshold, all the specified evidence set out in the rules must be provided2.

Income from self-employment can be calculated by relying on either the actual gross income of the previous full financial year or the average gross income of the previous two financial years3.

Gross annual income from self-employment may be combined with the income from employment, non-employment income and pension income but all