Set up 2 TANF cases when the caretaker relative receives TANF benefits for their own child(ren) and for other children who are not required to be in the filing unit with the caretaker's children. In the first case, include the caretaker, their
child(ren) and other children (and 2nd parent) required to be in the filing unit. In the 2nd case, include the children who do not have a sibling or parent in the first case.
Do not set up more than 2 cases for one caretaker relative. Filing unit policy applies to both cases. Make the first case 04 or 06 as described in PM
04-01-00. The 2nd case is always 04.
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