Employer Contact

Employer contact – AFS staff may contact employers by mail, phone, or in-person.  Some of the reasons staff contact employers is to verify work hours, pay, TANF Work compliance, or to refer a client for employment.  Policy regarding this term is located at: Child Care Subsidy:  340:40-3-1. Application process; 340:40-5-1. Plan of service; 340:40-7-8. Defining […]

Earned Income

Policy Links Regarding Earned Income

Benefit Allowance

Policy Links Regarding Benefit Allowance

Income Verification Sources

Identify Sources/Documents used to verify Income

MICAL Overview

MICAL is the Adult and Family Services standard for computing income.

Key Elements of Pay Stubs

Getting the Whole Story PAY stubs provide you with a lot of information about a client’s income, but they don’t always yield up their secrets without a little effort on your part. Here are some valuable tips on getting the important information you need. Check Stub Identification Make sure there is enough information on the […]


Using the MICAL calculation tool Determine Calculation Type – there are two choices Actual and Anticipated. Actual Income This is used when we have all the verification for income received in a past or current calendar month. Once the date from the first check being considered is entered, you will not be allowed to enter […]