SI PHI01210.500 State Plan Blind Income Disregards: Region III (Philadelphia)

See SI 01210.500

A. Operating Policy - Delaware

CATEGORYDISREGARDS

Work expenses

Allowance of $50 per month for work-connected expenses

Cost of child care, as paid

Pass-alongs of RSDI increases

$4 per month

Income under a plan for self-support

Limited to 12 months

Approval of plan is required

"Any income" not to exceed $7.50

$7.50 per month

Income necessary to support dependents

None

Other assistance

None

All other

None

B. Operating Policy - District of Columbia

CATEGORYDISREGARDS

Work expenses

Mandatory payroll deductions plus allowances:

Hours/Week Amount/Month

Less than 30 $44

30 or more $58

Pass-alongs of RSDI increases

$8 per month

Income under a plan for self-support

Limited to 36 months

Approval of plan is required

"Any income" not to exceed $7.50

$7.50 per month

Income necessary to support dependents

None

Other assistance

None

All other

$4 per month - Railroad Retirement

C. Operating Policy – Maryland

CATEGORYDISREGARDS

Work expenses

$10 plus cost of child care, and transportation to and from work

Union dues and required uniforms and tools

Pass-alongs of RSDI increases

$8 per month

Income under a plan for self-support

Limited to 12 months

Approval of plan is required

"Any income" not to exceed $7.50

$7.50 per month

Income necessary to support dependents

None

Other assistance

None

All other

None

D. Operating Policy – Pennsylvania

There are special instructions for computing blind countable income for Pennsylvania residents. These instructions are the result of a court decision in the case of Liberty Alliance of the Blind v. Califano. Contact the SSI Program Section, Philadelphia Regional Office for further information.

E. Operating Policy – Virginia

CATEGORYDISREGARDS

Work expenses

$20.00 per month or

10% of gross earnings, whichever is greater

Pass-alongs of RSDI increases

$8 per month

Income under a plan for self-support

Limited to 1 year only

Approval of plan is required

"Any income" not to exceed $7.50

None

Income necessary to support dependents

None

Other assistance

None

All other

Irregular and intermittent income (including gifts)

$4 per month-Railroad Retirement

F. Operating Policy - West Virginia

CATEGORYDISREGARDS

Work expenses

Mandatory deductions like FICA taxes, medical insurance, transportation to and from work, meals on the job.

Pass-alongs of- RSDI increases

$8 per month

Income under a plan for self-support

None

"Any income" not to exceed $7.50

$7.50 per month

Income necessary to support dependents

None

Other assistance

Vocational Rehabilitation and training allowances

All other

Contributions which are not received regularly or which are provided and used for the purpose of meeting specified but unbudgeted needs.


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SI PHI01210.500 - State Plan Blind Income Disregards: Region III (Philadelphia) - 11/30/2001
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:11/30/2001