TN 80 (04-99)
SI 00830.515 Awards
Social Security Act as amended, Section 1612(a)(2)(C);
20 CFR 416.1121(f)
An award is usually something received as the result of a decision by a court, board of arbitration, or the like.
2. Award As Income
An award is unearned income subject to the general rules pertaining to income and income exclusions.
Use documents in the individual's possession or contact with the court, board, source, etc. to verify:
2. Apply Appropriate Rules
Determine the nature of the award and apply the appropriate rules pertaining to income and income exclusions.