Child support, self-employment income, dividends, and income of school employees are calculated using a different base period. See VIII. for the appropriate base period for these types of income.
Always use the actual income from the base period. Do not convert. Round to the nearest whole cent.
REISSUED 10/01/11 - CHANGE NO. 13-11
The base period for computing countable income for the retroactive period is the actual income for the first calendar month of medical need. Also use this base period to establish budget unit membership.
REVISED 10/01/11 - CHANGE NO. 13-11
When financial eligibility is established and all other eligibility requirements are met, authorize assistance beginning with the month all eligibility requirements are met. Assistance can never begin earlier than the month the income is equal to or below the income level.
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.