Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 14, April 8, 2022
The Department shall convert income
received in a regular amount on an ongoing basis into a monthly amount as
1. Multiply weekly amounts by
2. Multiply biweekly amounts
3. Multiply semimonthly
amounts by 2,
4. Divide quarterly
amounts by 3,
5. Divide semiannual
amounts by 6, and
6. Divide annual
amounts by 12.
The Department shall
average income for an assistance unit that receives income:
a. Irregularly; or
b. Regularly, but from sources or in amounts
2. When using
this method, the Department shall add together income from a representative
number of weeks or months and then divide the resulting sum by the same number
of weeks or months.
Except as provided in
subsection (C)(2), the Department shall prorate income when an assistance unit
receives income from a fixed-term employment contract in the following manner:
a. Income is prorated over the number of
months the contract is intended to cover, unless the contract specifies
piecemeal or hourly income.
Applicable earned income disregards apply as if the assistance unit received
the prorated amounts in each month of the contract.
2. The Department shall count income in the
month received using the income conversion methods in subsections (A) and (B)
when the contract specifies that the assistance unit will receive income on a
piecemeal or an hourly basis.
Actual income. The Department shall use
the actual income of an assistance unit that:
1. Receives or reasonably expects to receive
less than a full month's income from a new source,
2. Receives or reasonably expects to receive
less than a full month's income from a terminated source of income,
3. Is paid daily.
Ariz. Admin. Code §
New Section made by
final rulemaking at 18 A.A.R. 1175, effective June 30, 2012 (Supp.