EARNED INCOME CODES
ITEM 90 CODE INCOME DESCRIPTION PROGRAM(S) INSTRUCTIONS
501 Countable Self-Employment Income All Programs except TANF cash and SNAP Enter amount minus self-employment expenses, income disregards, and if it applies, earned income deduction. If no amount remains, enter 00.00. (Also enter code 801.)
502 Countable Income from Other Employment All Programs except TANF cash and SNAP Enter amount minus income disregards, and if it applies, earned income deduction. If no amount remains, enter 00.00. (Also enter code 802.)
540 Gross Income of a Parent Whose Income is Waived All Programs except SNAP

Does not require a RIN

Information Only

Enter the following code in the NO Field:  W=Waived Income

599 Budgetable Earned Income TANF cash This code is centrally entered and is the combined amounts of all budgetable earned income.
602 Budgetable Earned Income of an Excluded Responsible Relative TANF cash and All Kids (except Share, Premium, Rebate) Does not require a RIN.
654 Earned Income from Ineligible FS Unit Member SNAP Does not require a RIN.
714 Exempt AmeriCorp Vista Income TANF Cash Under AMOUNT, enter gross monthly income and hours worked per week. See NOTE after Earned Income Code Chart. Amount not deducted from monthly benefit.
717 Exempt Job Corps Income TANF Cash

Under AMOUNT, enter gross monthly income and hours worked per week.

Under NO, enter 'C' for Census Income.

See NOTE after Earned Income Code Chart. Amount not deducted from monthly benefit.

801 Self-Employment Income All Programs

Amount not deducted from monthly benefit.

TANF Cash

Enter in the NO. column:

A - Actual hours counted for child care provider paid at Department rate; or

M - Minimum wage calculated hours.

Under AMOUNT, enter the gross monthly amount of self-employment income.

After AMOUNT, enter actual hours worked per week if NO. is 'A'. Overnight system calculates hours if NO. is 'M'. 

Enter self-employment business expenses in Item 80 code 401.

All Other Program

Enter self-employment income minus self-employment business expenses.

For SNAP Only cases, when the amount is below $580, enter in the NO. column:

  • W - Works 80 hours or more, or
  • N - Works less than 80 hours.
802 Gross Income From Other Employment All Programs

Amount not deducted from monthly benefit. 

For TANF Cash

Under AMOUNT, enter gross monthly income and number of hours worked per week.  See NOTE after Earned Income Code Chart. 

Enter in the NO. column:

S - Subsidized Employment.

For SNAP Only cases, when the amount is below $580, enter in the NO. column:

  • W - Works 80 hours or more, or
  • N - works less than 80 hours. 
803 College Work-Study   TANF Cash and All Kids (except Share, Premium, Rebate) Amount not deducted from monthly benefit.  Under AMOUNT, enter gross monthly income and hours worked per week.  See NOTE after Earned Income Code Chart.   
805 Exempt Income of a Dependent Child All Programs except AABD Cashtext deleted Does not require the entry of an amount. Amount not used to compute monthly benefit.

NOTE: For TANF cash with codes 714, 717, 802, and 803, enter under AMOUNT, the amount of monthly earnings in whole dollars, H (for Hours), and the weekly hours worked for that income. If the client has more than one job with the same type of income, enter the total earnings and hours. Enter the client's RIN above the amount.

Example: A client has $550 gross wages and works 25 hours per week. In Item 90, enter code 802, and under AMOUNT, $550H25, with the client's RIN above it.

Enter H and weekly hours in the cents position only when budgeting through IPACS. Do not enter H and weekly hours in the cents position in AIS or ACM. There is a separate field in AIS and ACM for entering weekly hours.