Countable In-Kind Income

Explanation of Countable In-Kind Income

Income Deductions (Eligible Individual with Ineligible Spouse)

How to divide the income deductions in FACS between an eligible individual and the ineligible spouse.

UpdatedIncome – Adjusting SSI for New or Increased Income

When a client has new or increased income, DHS uses the current month’s income and resources to determine the current month’s benefit. SSI, on the other hand, uses income and resources received 2-3 months ago to determine the current month’s benefit. Due to this difference, policy [317:35-5-42(c)(2)] allows DHS employees to calculate what the anticipated […]

Computation of Earned Income

The general income exclusion of $20 per month is allowed on the combined earned income of the eligible individual and eligible or ineligible spouse. After the $20 exclusion, deduct $65 and one-half of the remaining combined earned income for the “countable income”. The $20 general income exclusion should be coded in the Income tab of […]

Ineligible Minor Child Allocation

The ineligible child allocation is found on Appendix C-1, Schedule VIII C. Ineligible spouse and ineligible minor child (under age 18) are defined as someone who does not receive SSI. When an eligible individual has an ineligible spouse and ineligible minor child/children not receiving TANF, deductions are given to the ineligible spouse’s income, earned or unearned. […]