The IPE period begins with the 30th day following the date of application. The IPE period continues through the day before the first day of the first regular fiscal month.
When determining eligibility for an IPE, budget only the income that will actually be received during the IPE period. Allow the 3/4 earned income deduction on all earned income. Deduct the nonexempt budgetable income against the prorated payment level amount for the number of days in the IPE period.
Regardless of whether or not the client is eligible for an IPE, determine eligibility for the first regular roll month.