Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-13-118 - Income Exclusions

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 14, April 8, 2022

The Department shall not count the types of income in this Section when determining the income available to an assistance unit.

1. One-half of the countable income of the applicant's spouse;
2. One-half of the prorated share of any Cash Assistance program benefit received by the applicant's spouse;
3. Loans;
4. Educational grants or scholarships;
5. Income tax refunds;
6. The value of Nutrition Assistance (NA) program benefits and benefits from the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC);
7. Energy assistance payments or allowances provided under any federal, state, or local law, including Negative Rent Utility Payments issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of energy assistance;
8. Vendor payments, as defined in R6-13-102;
9. Vocational rehabilitation program payments made as reimbursements for training-related expenses, subsistence and maintenance allowances, and incentive payments that are not intended as wages;
10. Agent Orange payments;
11. Burial benefits that are dispersed solely for burial expenses;
12. Reimbursements for work-related expenses that do not exceed the actual expense amount;
13. Insurance payments issued to repay a specific bill, debt, or estimate that cannot be used to meet basic daily needs such as housing, food, or other personal expenses;
14. Attorney fees that are included in the gross payment of industrial compensation paid under the workers' compensation law or in legal settlements;
15. In-kind income, as defined in R6-13-102;
16. Earned income received from employment through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), including earnings received from on-the-job-training; and
17. Any other income specifically excluded by applicable state or federal law.

Notes

Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-13-118
New Section made by final rulemaking at 18 A.A.R. 1175, effective June 30, 2012 (Supp. 12-2).

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