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24.3

POLICIES REGARDING DETERMINATION OF NET INCOME

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1240-1-4-.20

Net income determines the amount of allotment per household size.

 

(1)   Generally, net earned income is considered to be gross earnings minus a 20% earned income deduction, and, if income is from self-employment, minus cost of doing business.

 

(2)   Adjusted monthly income is gross earned and unearned income less all appropriate deductions.  

 

Refer to Section 1240-1-4-.17-(8) for appropriate deductions.

 

1240-1-4-.17(8)(f)(1) Earned Income Deduction

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

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

1240-1-4-.17(8)(f)(7) Deduction for a Representative Payee

 

Glossary of Terms

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