IM-96, October 26, 2015, (CD12-33, OEC12-06 dated March 15, 2012)
This section lists unusual sources of income.Exclude income from these sources when determining eligibility for Child Care Assistance.
- Any funds distributed per capita to, or held in trust for, members of any Indian tribe under Public Law 92-254, Section 7 of Public Law 93-134, Public Law 94-540, Section 4 of Public Law 97- 458, or Section 2 or Public Law 98-64.
- Pursuant to section 15 of Public Law 100-241, exclusions include any of the following distributions from a Native Corporation established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (Public Law 92-203):
- Cash (including cash dividends on stock received from a Native Corporation) to the extent that it does not exceed $2000 per individual per year.
- Stock (including stock issued or distributed by a Native Corporation as a dividend or distribution on stock).
- A partnership interest in land; or an interest in land received from a Native Corporation as a dividend or distribution on stock.
- Interests in a settlement trust.
- Tax refunds and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) advance payments and EITC refunds.
- That portion of lump sum insurance payments, which are for a specific purpose such as medical bills, compensation for loss of resources, etc.
- Reimbursements for past or future expenses, which do not exceed the actual expenses, do not represent a gain or benefit.
- Charitable contributions received from non-profit organizations of $300 or less.
- The portion of a military retirement payment, which goes to an ex-spouse under a divorce decree property settlement, is not counted as income to a retiree.
- When the President declares a disaster, any Federal major disaster relief and emergency assistance provided to individuals and families under the Disaster Relief Act as amended, and comparable assistance provided by States, local governments, and disaster assistance organizations under Public Law 100-107.
- Restitution payments, to the extent that the total does not exceed $20,000.00, received by individuals of Japanese ancestry who were interned during World War II.These payments were authorized under section 105 of Public Law 100-383, the Civil Liberties Act of 1988.
- Restitution payments under $12,000, received by Aleuts who were interned during World War II.These payments were authorized under section 206 of Public Law 100-383, Aleutian and Pribilof Islands Restitution Act.
- Payments received by an individual from the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act authorized by Public Law 101-426, enacted October 15, 1990.
- VA Compensated Work Therapy.
- Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Account: Contributions to and interest, dividends, or other distributed earnings in an ABLE account. Also exclude from income payments made from an ABLE account for qualified disability expenses.