Income earned from the 2020 Census is exempt for Cash and Non-MAGI Medical without a date restriction. Federal regulations do not allow a disregard of temporary census income from MAGI medical cases. See MR #20.02: 2020 Census Short Term Employment dated 01/14/2020.
Income earned from the 2020 Census is exempt for all Cash and Non-MAGI Medical Programs without a date restriction. Federal regulations do not allow a disregard of temporary census income from MAGI medical cases. Although the 2020 Census income is exempt for TANF, this type of work can be used to stop the customer's clock for the TANF 60-month limit. See MR #20.02: 2020 Census Short Term Employment dated 01/14/2020.
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When a customer applies for benefits, reports new income or an employment change in ABE Manage My Case, a message will display If you are employed with the U.S. Census Bureau for the 2020 Census please list the name of your employer as "Census". The gatepost question for employment will be triggered in IES and the worker must view the associated pdf and enter 2020 Census employment information.
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