G Telephone Expense
 
(01/01/18 - 12/31/18)
Telephone expenses billed separate from or itemized with rent or mortgage are allowable for NA only. (See Utility Expenses)
 
Key the total amount of the bill for current service. When the telephone amount is itemized with the rent or mortgage payment, remove the expense amount from the shelter payment total.
 
Allow a telephone expense when either of the following apply:
 
The participant is responsible for a telephone expense (even when it is billed to another person).
The participant states a cellular phone is used for the budgetary unit's basic usage and they claim no other phone.
 
Key the expense on EXPC or EXNS using the TL Expense Code.
 
Key shelter expenses and utility expenses separately on EXPC.