FAA5.B Cash Assistance Income Maximum Test (AFIM) : 04 CA Need Standard Income Test - Overview
04 CA Need Standard Income Test - Overview
The income test for the need standard is the second of three tests used in the prospective eligibility determination process. Project the following information when determining prospective eligibility based on need:
 
The number of participants in the budgetary unit
A budgetary unit obligation to pay shelter costs. (See A1 Need Standard)
 
AZTECS displays the results of the need standard income test on AFNN based on information keyed in prior eligibility information screens.
 
When the budgetary unit is determined to be prospectively eligible, AZTECS determines a payment amount based on the CA Payment Standard Income Test.