FAA5.D Cash Assistance Income Maximum Test (AFIM) : 05 CA Payment Standard Income Test- Overview
05 CA Payment Standard Income Test- Overview
The CA payment standard is 36% of the 1992 FPL, adjusted for the number of participants in the budgetary unit.
 
The CA payment standard is based on whether the budgetary unit has an obligation to pay shelter costs as follows:
 
 
When the budgetary unit is prospectively eligible based on the CA Income Maximum Test and CA Need Standard Income Test, AZTECS determines the CA payment amount based on the payment standard income test. The CA payment standard test is the last of the three income tests.