Example: A client has $550 gross wages and works 25 hours per week. In Item 90, enter 802 under Code and $550H25, with the client's RIN above it, under Amount.
NOTE: Enter H and weekly hours in the cents position only when entering the amount of earnings through IPACS. Do not enter H and weekly hours in the cents position in AIS or ACM.
Answer 'Y' to question 'Is self-employment from child care paid close to the Department's child care rate?' in AIS/ACM and enter actual hours. Enter 'A' in IPACS in the NO. column of Item 90 Code 801 and enter actual hours of employment.
See WAG 06-16-06 for current Department child care rates.
For all other self-employment, and for child care that is paid at significantly less than the Department's child care rate, answer 'N' to question 'Is self-employment from child care paid close to the Department's child care rate?' in AIS/ACM. Enter 'M' in IPACS in the NO. column of Item 90 Code 801 to indicate hours are to be calculated by dividing total self-employment income by the federal minimum wage. Entry of hours is not permitted.
System: The system calculates hours of self-employment as follows:
Example: Ms. B is paid $20 a day to watch her 2 nephews who are age 6 & 8 for 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.This is significantly less than the full time daily Department rate for 2 children in an unlicensed arrangement, so use the minimum wage calculation to determine the number of hours to count for participation. Answer 'N' to the question in ACM or enter 'M' in SUP BY of Item 90 Code 801 in IPACS. She does not claim any self employment expenses. Using monthly income of $430, the system computes 14 self-employment hours.
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