§ 183.94. Eligibility for TANF earned income deductions.
Subject to the limitations in § 183.97 (relating to ineligibility for disregards from earned income for TANF and GA), the earned income of each employed individual in the TANF budget group is treated as follows:
(1) An applicant who has been a recipient of TANF in 1 of the 4 calendar months before this application is eligible to receive a continuous 50% disregard from gross earned income.
(2) The applicant who has not been a recipient of TANF in 1 of the 4 calendar months before this application is eligible to receive a continuous 50% disregard if the applicants income after application of the following deductions is less than the standard of need for the budget group as specified in Appendix B, Table 1 (relating to standard of need).
(i) The first $90 per month from gross earned income.
(ii) Personal expenses subject to the limitations of paragraph (3).
(iii) Unearned income and lump sum income deductions as specified in § 183.98 (relating to unearned income and lump sum income deductions).
(3) Personal expenses. The actual cost of care of incapacitated adults living in the same home and receiving TANF, if no other sound plan can be made for their care, up to a maximum of:
(i) One hundred seventy-five dollars per incapacitated adult when the client is employed full-time.
(ii) One hundred fifty dollars per month per incapacitated adult when the client is employed part-time.
The provisions of this § 183.94 amended under sections 201(2), 403(b), 432 and 432.12 of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § § 201(2), 403(b), 432 and 432.12); the Support Law (62 P. S. § § 19711977); Titles I and III of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Pub. L. No. 104-193) (PRWORA), creating the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program, and amending 42 U.S.C.A. § § 601619, 651669(b) and 1396u-1; and the Federal TANF regulations in 45 CFR 260.10265.10.
The provisions of this § 183.94 adopted August 26, 1988, effective November 1, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 3921; amended April 20, 1990, effective immediately and retroactively applicable to October 1, 1989, 20 Pa.B. 2156; amended January 8, 1999, effective February 1, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 271; amended September 13, 2002, effective retroactively to March 3, 1997, 32 Pa.B. 4435. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (252608) and (268383).
This section cited in 55 Pa. Code § 133.4 (relating to procedures); 55 Pa. Code § 153.44 (relating to procedure); 55 Pa. Code § 183.97 (relating to ineligibility for disregards from earned income for TANF and GA); 55 Pa. Code § 183.98 (relating to unearned income and lump sum income deductions); and 55 Pa. Code § 183.105 (relating to increases in income).
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