Lump Sum Payments
(02/01/16 - 03/31/16)
Lump sum payments are not countable as income. Count lump sum payments as a resource.
When a payment is received that combines the lump sum payment with the normal ongoing payment, key the portion of the normal ongoing payment using the appropriate income code of that source of income. See Example Lump Sum
Lump sum payments include back payments for initial months or restored benefits. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Child Support
NOTE Payments that are recurring are considered arrearages. (See Budgeting Child, Medical, and Spousal Support)