III Third Party Beneficiary Payments
Third party beneficiary payments may be received by a participant and used for the care and maintenance of an individual not included in the budgetary unit. These payments are not countable. (See Example Third Party Beneficiary)
 
Key the OX Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC:
 
When a payment is received and intended for both the participant and an individual who does not live with the participant, the following apply:
 
Count the income retained by the participant as unearned income.
When the individual's portion cannot be identified, divide the income among the intended beneficiaries.
Count the participant's amount as unearned income.
 
Key the OT Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC:
 
When the payment is not intended for the participant, count the amount retained that is not used to care for the intended beneficiary. Count the income as unearned income in the month of receipt. (See Child Support for a child not in the home)
 
Key the OT Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC.