.01 BIA Clothing Allowance
BIA clothing allowances that are available, whether in cash or voucher made payable to the participant, are not countable.
 
Key BIA clothing allowances in the INC TYPE field on UNIC as OA for CA and as OM for MA.
 
NA EXCEPTION
Count clothing allowances ONLY when the payment occurs MORE FREQUENTLY than annually.
Payments made in the form of a voucher that is converted to cash by the budgetary unit is considered income in the month converted to cash.
Key the BI Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC.