Temporary Assistance/Case Management

0210.015.30 Earned Income Disregards

Allow disregards in the following order and with the exceptions that are outlined separately for individuals who are active Temporary Assistance participants when they become employed:

  1. an amount equal to two-thirds of the individual’s gross monthly earned income,
  2. standard work exemption, and
  3. child/incapacitated parent care costs.

Allow disregards in the following order and with the exceptions that are outlined separately for individuals who are not active Temporary Assistance participants when they become employed:

  1. standard work exemption,
  2. $30 plus 1/3 disregard,
  3. $30 disregard, and
  4. child/incapacitated parent care.

Do not allow disregards, standard work expense or child/incapacitated parent care costs when completing the 185 percent income eligibility limit test for applicants or active participants.