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55 Pa. Code § 183.5. Income verification.</B>


§ 183.5. Income verification.

 The applicant or recipient is required, as a condition of eligibility, to cooperate in providing necessary information and verification regarding the income and expenses of the budget group. Verification is required for earned and unearned income and for allowable deductions, such as work and personal expenses, of each member of the budget group whenever financial eligibility is determined. Verification consists of documentation specified by the Department and includes, but is not limited to, paystubs, pay envelopes, a written statement by the employer or other documentary proof of the individual’s business income and work and personal expenses, award letters and copies of benefit checks. An applicant or recipient may not be denied assistance for lack of verification if the applicant or recipient has cooperated in the verification attempt under § §  125.21 and 133.23 (relating to policy; and requirements).


   The provisions of this §  183.5 issued under section 403(b) of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. §  403(b)).


   The provisions of this §  183.5 adopted August 26, 1988, effective November 1, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3921.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  108.7 (relating to requirements subject to waiver).

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