.14 Indian Gaming Industry Per Capita Income
 
(01/01/19 – 12/31/19)
Indian Gaming Industry per capita income is a disbursement of a Tribe’s gaming revenue to an individual tribal member. The disbursement is considered unearned income and is countable.
 
When projecting Indian Gaming Industry per capita income, discuss with the participant how often the income is received. Clarify with the participant or the Tribe, when necessary, whether the income is ongoing. This includes reviewing how often the income was received in the past. (See Example Indian Gaming Industry Per Capita Income)
 
Prorate Indian Gaming Industry per capita income over the specified period of time it is intended to cover when both of the following apply:
 
The income is paid less often than monthly.
The income is expected to continue for the approval period.
 
Documentation must support the income budgeted.
 
Key the IG OT Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIN.
 
EXCEPTION
Indian Gaming Industry per capita funds placed in an inaccessible trust by the tribe for either of the following are not countable:
Child 18 years of age or younger
Incapacitated adult with a guardian or conservator
(See Trust Funds for additional policy)
Key the OX Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC.
Indian Gaming income is not countable towards the Salt River Tribal TANF budgetary unit. When Salt River Tribal TANF is attached to the case, key the OF Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC.
Per capita payments from funds awarded by the Indian Claims Commission are not countable. (See Claims Judgement Funds)