Revision 46 (01-01-18 through 12-31-18) : FAA4 Financial Eligibility Factors
FAA4 Financial Eligibility Factors
 
Added an exception to exclude certain income from PY TANF budgeting. (Effective 12/17/2018)
 
Clarified that retirement accounts are not countable and updated retirement account types. (Policy Change Alert 18‑007F; effective 04/23/2018)
 
Added an exception to exclude the value of life insurance from PY TANF budgeting. (Effective 12/17/2018)
 
Added an exception to exclude certain income from PY TANF budgeting. (Effective 12/17/2018)
 
Added an exception to exclude certain income from PY TANF budgeting. (Effective 12/17/2018)
 
Added verification directions for NA. (Policy Change Alert 18-018F, effective 11/12/18)
 
(01/08/18)
(11/26/18)
Add information on DCS verification contact. Revised for clarity and consistency. (Effective 01/08/2018) Added a link to the new policy regarding budgeting adoption subsidy payments. Removed reimbursement in the title and the exemption box. Added a link to Adoption subsidy reimbursements. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04A) (Effective 11/26/18)
 
Added new subject for adoption subsidy payment budgeting when the income is paid on the same daily rate or when the daily rate varies.. (Effective 11/26/2018)
 
Add information on DCS verification contact. Revised for clarity and consistency. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04AA) (Effective 01/29/2018)
 
Added information on budgeting Domestic Volunteer Services Act (including VISTA) income. Added the National Civilian Community Corps to the list of AmeriCorps programs. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04C) (Policy Change Alert 18-004F, effective 05/07/2018)
 
Clarified that CA benefits received for prior months are not countable. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04E.02) (Effective 07/30/2018)
 
FAA4.H03L – Cash Gifts
(09/04/18)
(12/17/18)
Added that recurring cash gifts are countable and reformatted to make the information easier to read. (Effective 09/04/2018) Added an exception to exclude certain income from PY TANF budgeting. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04L) (Effective 12/17/2018)
 
Clarified monthly income budgeting, added exception for excluded income. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04JJ) (Effective 12/10/2018)
 
Added an exception to exclude certain income from PY TANF budgeting. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04LL) (Effective 12/17/2018)
 
Added adoption subsidy reimbursements to the list of reimbursements that are not countable. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04WW) (Effective 11/26/2018)
 
Aligned policy with AZTECS programming. Programming has been accurately counting retirement income toward benefits. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04ZZ) (Effective 06/04/2018)
 
FAA4.H03PPP – Winnings
Added an exception to exclude certain income from PY TANF budgeting. (Reference changed from FAA4.H04PPP) (Effective 12/17/2018)
 
Added an exception to exclude certain income from PY TANF budgeting. (Reference changed from FAA4.H06) (Effective 12/17/2018)
 
Updated list of DVSA programs per federal law (42 USC Ch 66). (Policy Change Alert 18-004F, effective 05/07/2018)
 
Clarified when income is countable for NA and CA programs. (Policy Change Alert 18-004F, effective 05/07/2018)
 
Added instructions and examples to look for frequency of bonuses and investigate further as necessary when projecting income. (Effective 01/22/2018)
 
FAA4.I05B – Income Verification
(11/12/18)
(12/31/18)
Added verification directions for NA. (Policy Change Alert 18-018F, effective 11/12/18) Clarified the time period to use for budgeting income. (Policy Change Alert 18-029F, effective 12/31/18)
 
(01/29/18)
(11/12/18)
(12/31/18)
Added note to indicate that when contact is made with the employer known income must be explored. (Effective 01/29/2018) Added verification directions for NA. (Policy Change Alert 18-018F, effective 11/12/18) Clarified the time period to use for budgeting income. (Policy Change Alert 18-029F, effective 12/31/18)
 
Clarified the time period to use for budgeting income. (Policy Change Alert 18-029F, effective 12/31/18)
 
Clarified the time period to use for budgeting income. (Policy Change Alert 18-029F, effective 12/31/18)
 
Clarified income sources considered as self employment income. (Policy Change Alert 18-009F, effective 07/30/2018)
 
Clarify type of income considered self employment. (Policy Change Alert 18-009F, effective 07/30/2018)
 
Clarify type of income considered self employment. (Effective 07/30/2018)
 
Clarify type of income considered self employment. (Policy Change Alert 18-009F, effective 07/30/2018)
 
Clarify type of income considered self employment. (Effective 07/30/2018)
 
Clarify type of income considered self employment and definition of LLC income. (Policy Change Alert 18‑009F, effective 07/30/2018) Added nonprofit corporation clarification (Effective 12/24/18)
 
Clarify type of income considered self employment. (Policy Change Alert 18‑009F, effective 07/30/2018)
 
Added that farming uses actual expenses when determining the expense amount, while all other self employment uses the self employment expense deduction amount. (Effective 01/29/2018)
 
Added cash medical support expenses and nonrecurring lump sum to support expense policy. Reformatted for clarity. (Reference changed from FAA4.L04A.01) (Policy Change Alert 18 019F, effective 10/15/2018)
 
Clarified that transportation to, from, or to and from a child care location allows the participant to receive the transportation standard. (Reference changed from FAA4.L04B.03) (Effective 01/29/2018)
 
Clarified that transportation to, from, or to and from a child care location allows the participant to receive the transportation standard. (Reference changed from FAA4.L04B.06) (Effective 01/29/2018)
 
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L04E) (Policy Change Alert 18‑001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L04E.02) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L09A) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L09B) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L09C) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L09D) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L09E) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L09F) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
FAA4.K09H – Water
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L09H) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
FAA4.K09I – Wood
Clarified that a utility expense is allowable as a utility expense when it is itemized with the rent or mortgage. (Reference changed from FAA4.L09I) (Policy Change Alert 18-001F, effective 01/15/2018)
 
Added child or cash medical support budgeting when it is verified that the expense is being paid. Removed when there is no history of child support payments, anticipated the verified monthly child support for the NA approval period. Added cash medical support payment. Added a link on how to convert expenses. (Reference changed from FAA4.L12D) (Policy Change Alert 18 019F, effective 10/15/2018)