Chapter 388-450 Wac: Income

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=388-450-0020
Published: 2015

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388-450-0005

How does the department decide if I own a type of income and if this income is available to meet my needs?

388-450-0010

The department takes some or all of your time-loss benefits if you get cash assistance while waiting for your claim to be processed.

388-450-0015

What types of income are not used by the department to figure out my benefits?

388-450-0025

What is unearned income?

388-450-0030

What is earned income?

388-450-0035

Educational benefits.

388-450-0040

Native American benefits and payments.

388-450-0045

How do we count income from employment and training programs?

388-450-0050

How does your participation in the community jobs (CJ) program affect your cash assistance and Basic Food benefits?

388-450-0055

How does needs-based assistance from other agencies or organizations count against my benefits?

388-450-0065

Gifts—Cash and noncash.

388-450-0070

How do we count the earned income of a child?

388-450-0080

What is self-employment income?

388-450-0085

Does the department count all of my self-employment income to determine if I am eligible for benefits?

388-450-0095

Allocating income—General.

388-450-0100

Allocating income—Definitions.

388-450-0105

Allocating the income of a financially responsible person included in the assistance unit.

388-450-0106

How does the department count my income if someone in my family cannot get assistance because of their alien status?

388-450-0112

Does the department allocate the income of an ABD cash client to legal dependents?

388-450-0113
Does the department allocate income of a housing and essential needs (HEN) referral recipient to legal dependents?

388-450-0115

Does the department allocate the income of a financially responsible person who is excluded from the assistance unit?

388-450-0116

How does the department count my income if I cannot get assistance because I am an alien?

388-450-0120

Does the department allocate the income of financially responsible parents to a pregnant or parenting minor?

388-450-0130

Does the department allocate the income of a nonapplying spouse to a caretaker relative?

388-450-0137

Does the department allocate income of an ineligible spouse to an ABD cash client?

388-450-0138
Does the department allocate income of an ineligible spouse to a housing and essential needs (HEN) referral recipient?

388-450-0140

How does the income of an ineligible assistance unit member affect my eligibility and benefits for Basic Food?

388-450-0145

Income of a person who is not a member of a food assistance unit.

388-450-0155
How does being a sponsored immigrant affect my eligibility for cash and food assistance programs?

388-450-0156

When am I exempt from deeming?

388-450-0160

How does the department decide how much of my sponsor's income to count against my benefits?

388-450-0162

How does the department count my income to determine if my assistance unit is eligible and how does the department calculate the amount of my cash and Basic Food benefits?

388-450-0165

Gross earned income limit for TANF/SFA.

388-450-0170

Does the department provide an earned income deduction as an incentive for persons who receive TANF/SFA to work?

388-450-0177

Does the department offer an income deduction for the ABD cash program as an incentive for clients to work?

388-450-0178
Does the department offer an income deduction for housing and essential needs (HEN) referral applicants and recipients as an incentive to work?

388-450-0185

What income deductions does the department allow when determining if I am eligible for food benefits and the amount of my monthly benefits?

388-450-0190

How does the department figure my shelter cost income deduction for Basic Food?

388-450-0195

Does the department use my utility costs when calculating my Basic Food or WASHCAP benefits?

388-450-0200

Will the medical expenses of elderly persons or individuals with disabilities in my assistance unit be used as an income deduction for Basic Food?

388-450-0215

How does the department estimate my assistance unit's income to determine my eligibility and benefits?

388-450-0225

How are my assistance unit's benefits calculated for the first month I am eligible for cash assistance?

388-450-0230

What income does the department count in the month I apply for Basic Food when my assistance unit is destitute?

388-450-0245

When are my benefits suspended?

DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER

388-450-0020
Income exclusions for SSI-related medical. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0020, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98. Formerly WAC 388-511-1140 and 388-519-1910.] Repealed by WSR 04-09-005, filed 4/7/04, effective 6/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.08.090. Later promulgation, see chapter 388-475 WAC.

388-450-0060
Lump sum payments. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510. WSR 99-16-024, § 388-450-0060, filed 7/26/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0060, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 99-23-083, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

388-450-0075
Income from time-loss compensation. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0075, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 02-20-069, filed 9/30/02, effective 10/31/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

388-450-0090
Self-employment expenses that are not allowed as income deductions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0090, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 01-19-020, filed 9/11/01, effective 10/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

388-450-0110
Allocating the income of a GA-U client to legal dependents. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0110, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98. Formerly WAC 388-519-1910.] Repealed by WSR 12-10-042, filed 4/27/12, effective 6/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.005, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.04.770, 74.04.0052, 74.04.655, 74.08.043, 74.08.335, and 2011 1st sp.s. c 36.

388-450-0125
Allocating the income of the father of the unborn child to a pregnant woman. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0125, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 01-11-108, filed 5/21/01, effective 7/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and 74.04.200.

388-450-0135
Allocating income of an ineligible spouse to a GA-U client. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0135, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 12-10-042, filed 4/27/12, effective 6/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.005, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.04.770, 74.04.0052, 74.04.655, 74.08.043, 74.08.335, and 2011 1st sp.s. c 36.

388-450-0150
SSI-related medical income allocation. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0150, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98. Formerly WAC 388-506-0630 and 388-519-1910.] Repealed by WSR 04-09-005, filed 4/7/04, effective 6/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.08.090. Later promulgation, see chapter 388-475 WAC.

388-450-0175
Does the department offer an income deduction for the general assistance program as an incentive for clients to work? [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.266, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.04.510, and 2009 c 564. WSR 09-18-079, § 388-450-0175, filed 8/31/09, effective 10/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, 74.08.090, and Title 45 C.F.R., Part 261.2 as published in Federal Register on June 29, 2006. WSR 08-12-031, § 388-450-0175, filed 5/29/08, effective 7/1/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.005, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, and 74.08.090. WSR 06-07-078, § 388-450-0175, filed 3/13/06, effective 5/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0175, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 12-10-042, filed 4/27/12, effective 6/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.005, 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.04.770, 74.04.0052, 74.04.655, 74.08.043, 74.08.335, and 2011 1st sp.s. c 36.

388-450-0180
Effect of countable income on eligibility and benefit level for cash assistance. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0180, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 99-23-083, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

388-450-0205
Budgeting income deductions for food assistance. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0205, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 99-23-083, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

388-450-0210
Countable income for medical programs. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.530, 74.09.700, and 2007 c 5. WSR 08-05-018, § 388-450-0210, filed 2/12/08, effective 3/14/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.530, and 74.09.415. WSR 05-23-013, § 388-450-0210, filed 11/4/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, 74.09.080, and 74.09.415. WSR 02-17-030, § 388-450-0210, filed 8/12/02, effective 9/12/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.08A.100, and Title XIX State Plan amendment 00-008. WSR 02-03-009, § 388-450-0210, filed 1/4/02, effective 2/4/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0210, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98. Formerly WAC 388-505-0580, 388-505-0590 and 388-519-1910.] Decodified by WSR 11-23-091, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/21/11. Recodified as § 182-509-0001.

388-450-0220
Retrospective budgeting. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510. WSR 99-16-024, § 388-450-0220, filed 7/26/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0220, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 99-23-083, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

388-450-0235
Discontinued income. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510. WSR 99-16-024, § 388-450-0235, filed 7/26/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0235, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 99-23-083, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

388-450-0240
Effect of net lump sum payments for cash assistance. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0240, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 99-23-083, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510.

388-450-0250
Income of a new assistance unit member. [Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.04.510. WSR 99-16-024, § 388-450-0250, filed 7/26/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-450-0250, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98.] Repealed by WSR 00-01-012, filed 12/3/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.510.