FAASTA.E State Assistance Authorization (STAA) : 09 State Assistance Eligibility and Benefit Determination - Overview : A State Assistance Eligibility and Benefit Determination - Prospective Eligibility Determination
A State Assistance Eligibility and Benefit Determination - Prospective Eligibility Determination
Participants must meet prospective eligibility requirements before a budgetary unit can receive benefits. To be considered prospectively eligible, the budgetary unit must meet the following income limits:
 
 
Complete the prospective eligibility income test for the budgetary unit by projecting the following circumstances:
 
Key income anticipated to exist for the benefit month in the applicable income fields on STAA. See the following for detailed policy regarding income:
Key the A1 or A2 need standard, in the NEED STD field on STAA.
Document resources anticipated to exist for the benefit month and their affect on eligibility on CADO or the CADO Extension Form (CEF). (See State Assistance Resources for detailed policy regarding resources)
When all necessary information is keyed on STAA, press ENTER.
 
AZTECS automatically calculates and displays a benefit amount on STAA when the budgetary unit is determined to be either of the following:
 
Prospectively eligible for both income tests
Prospectively ineligible for one or both income tests
 
(See Payment Standard for policy regarding the payment limit income determination)
 
TC WARNING
See TC Case Completion for procedures to follow once eligibility is determined.