PM 10-02-02-c

Step 1

  1. Determine the first regular payment month. This is the first month for which payment can be authorized on the regular mailing schedule.
  2. Figure the amount of income anticipated to be received in the first regular payment month. This income is compared to the Payment Level.
  3. Compare the total countable monthly income to the Payment Level after deducting from earned income:
    • self-employment business expenses and
    • the revised textinitial employment deduction (see WAG 25-03-02 (1)).
  4. If income is less than the Payment Level, eligibility exists.

Step 2

If eligibility exists, determine the amount of the first regular cash payment.

  1. Figure the amount of income anticipated to be received in the first regular payment month. This income is compared to the Payment Level.
  2. Compare the total countable monthly income to the Payment Level after deducting:
    • self-employment business expenses;
    • the revised text3/4 earned income deduction; and
    • the adult/teen/child disregard, if applicable.
  3. If income is less than the Payment Level, eligibility exists.
  4. The amount of the cash payment will be the difference between the budgetable income and the payment level.