Mrs. Roberta Packard is the ineligible spouse of an eligible individual. Neither her
husband nor their ineligible child has any income.
Mrs. Packard reports expected monthly earned income of $150 in January through April
1989, $200 in May through July, and $300 in August and continuing. The FO does a “worst month” computation using earned income of $300 and a $185 allocation for the ineligible
child. The income remaining after this allocation is less than the $185 difference
between the FBR for a couple and that for an individual. Therefore, the FO places
the “worst month” computation in file and enters on
Mr. Packard's record continuing earned income of $300 for his spouse beginning in