NewChild Support Calculator Payment Recommendations

Recommendations regarding Child Support Payments

Payee Changes

Instructions regarding scenarios where the payee needs to be changed.

Using the Appendix I-7 Family Relationships

Instructions on using the Appendix I-7 to determine degree of relationship.

ELIGIBILITY – Relationship of Child to Payee

If not Bio/Adopted payee must be in the fifth degree of relationship.

CM Screen

Check the CM screen to obtain information regarding Case Members and Social Security Number(s). To view this screen: Login to IMS Clear the screen Type CM (space) and the case number Press ‘Enter’ Case Status O = Open CO – County Identifier OFF – Office Identifier The data displayed on the CM screen is as […]

Voluntary Quit

Voluntary quit – is a term used in SNAP. When the person designated as the head of household quits a job, he or she may not be eligible to receive food benefits when certain criteria are met.

Proration

Proration – benefits may be prorated from the application or reopen date instead of from the first of the month or from the date benefits are initially requested for an additional household member.  Income, resources, or deductions may also be prorated in certain situations.  Policy regarding this term is located at: Public Assistance Procedures (SSP […]

Payee

Payee – the person in the household in whose name benefits are issued.  The person considered the payee varies depending on the requested programs.  The payee may or may not be included in the benefit.  Policy regarding this term is located at: Child Care Subsidy 340:40-3-1. Application process; 340:40-7-12. Sources of excluded income; and 340:40-9-2. […]

Head of Household

Head of household – households applying for food benefits select an adult head of household at each certification action or when there is a change in household composition.  When all adult members do not agree to the selection or decline to select an adult head of household, the household may select another head of household […]

Degree of Relationship

Degree of relationship – is a term used by the TANF program.