Department of Human Services

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Revised:

24.1

TREATMENT OF UNEARNED INCOME

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1240-1-4-.18

Unearned income is money which is received for reasons other than the current work efforts of an individual. No earned income exclusions or work expense deductions may be applied to unearned income as defined. In the Food Stamp Program, the standard deductions and dependent care, child support, shelter, and medical deductions are to be applied to unearned income as appropriate.

Refer to Sections

 

        1240-1-4-.17(8)(f)(2) Standard Deductions

        1240-1-4-.17(8)(f)(3) Medical Deduction

        1240-1-4-.17(8)(f)(4) Dependent Care

        1240-1-4-.17(8)(f)(5) Shelter Costs

        1240-1-4-.17(8)(f)(6) Child Support

Unearned income is considered available to meet food needs as described in previous sections.

 

Glossary of Terms

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