Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Treatment of Income

Revised:

21.7

ROUNDING TRUNCATING PROCEDURES

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Cents for all types of income will be truncated when used in the budget calculations.

 

Cents for all types of types of expenses will be included in the budget calculation and then dropped in the final budget step for Families First.

 

Hourly wages will not be rounded prior to converting gross weekly or gross monthly income.

 

Use cents when computing the gross income.  The eligibility and case management system will complete the truncating procedure which drops the cents at the last step of the budget calculation.

 

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