Income received in certain circumstances and non-recurring cash gifts are excluded when determining the household’s financial eligibility for child care assistance. Monetary gifts received for holidays, birthdays, and, graduations, which do not exceed the Temporary Assistance Consolidated Standard – Percentage of Need (for the household size) in a month, are excluded from consideration when budgeting income of the household. Earnings of children attending school are excluded as income to the child care family. Income received as a payee/guardian for a non-household member is excluded. Income of adult children of the parent, specified relative, or guardian not included in the assistance group is excluded.