Wash. Admin. Code § 388-450-0065 - Gifts - Cash and noncash

Current through Register Vol. 21-18, September 15, 2021

A gift is an item furnished to a client without work or cost on his or her part.

(1) A cash gift is a gift that is furnished as money, cash, checks or any other readily negotiable form.
(a) For cash assistance , cash gifts totaling no more than thirty dollars per calendar quarter for each assistance unit member are disregarded as income.
(b) For food assistance programs:
(i) Cash gifts to the assistance unit are excluded if they total thirty dollars or less per quarter;
(ii) Cash gifts in excess of thirty dollars per quarter are counted in full as unearned income.
(2) For cash assistance and food assistance, a noncash gift is treated as a resource.
(a) If the gift is a countable resource, its value is added to the value of the client's existing countable resources and the client's eligibility is redetermined as specified in chapter 388-470 WAC.
(b) If the gift is an excluded or noncountable resource, it does not affect the client's eligibility or benefit level.


Wash. Admin. Code § 388-450-0065
Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.500, 74.04.510, 74.08.090, 74.08A.120, and 2011 1st sp.s. c 15 . WSR 13-18-007, § 388-450-0065, filed 8/22/13, effective 10/1/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.09.080, and 74.09.415. WSR 02-17-030, § 388-450-0065, filed 8/12/02, effective 9/12/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510. WSR 99-16-024, § 388-450-0065, filed 7/26/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0065, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98. WSR 13-18-003, § 388-450-0065, filed 8/21/2013, effective 9/21/2013

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