Sec. 7 AAC 44.042 - Exempt income

ยง 7 AAC 44.042. Exempt income

When determining heating assistance program eligibility or a payment amount, the department will not include as part of a household's gross monthly income the following:

(1) repealed 10/1/2009;

(2) payments received under 43 U.S.C. 1601 - 1629 (Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act);

(3) payments received under AS 43.23 (Alaska permanent fund dividend program);

(4) repealed 10/1/2009;

(5) wages received by a full-time student under 18 years of age who is not the head of household;

(6) payments received for reimbursement of expenses incurred in connection with employment, such as travel, mileage, training, or per diem reimbursement;

(7) payments received for reimbursement of medical expenses;

(8) payments for jury duty issued directly to the employer;

(9) food or rent in lieu of wages;

(10) non-cash or in-kind income;

(11) money received from an educational, personal, commercial, or other loan for which the borrower has an obligation to repay;

(12) money received from student study grants;

(13) supportive service payments for work activities under 7 AAC 45.415(a), and unearned income generated from participation as a trainee under 29 U.S.C. 1552 (Job Training Partnership Act of 1982 (JTPA);

(14) payments received under 42 U.S.C. 5044 for support services or reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses, such as lunches or transportation, made to an individual serving as a volunteer in a domestic volunteer service program under 42 U.S.C. 4951 - 5024;

(15) payments made to, or on behalf of, a household member by the division of vocational rehabilitation, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, for purposes related to training programs in which the individual is enrolled;

(16) cash gifts that do not exceed a total of $20 per month per individual in the household;

(17) federal income tax refunds or earned income tax credits;

(18) payments received under 7 AAC 38.030 (General Relief Assistance);

(19) income specifically excluded by federal law;

(20) payments received under AS 47.45.301-47.45.309 (senior benefits payment program); or

(21) payments received from a program funded by the senior community service employment program under 20 C.F.R., Part 641.

(Eff. 12/22/94, Register 132; am 10/1/99, Register 151; am 7/23/2003, Register 167; am 10/1/2009, Register 191; am 11/5/2011, Register 200)

Authority:AS 47.05.010

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