SI 01320.170 Deeming - Work Expenses of the Blind - Policy Principle
Authority: Regulations 20 CFR 416.1161(a)(15), (b),
Expenses of an ineligible spouse, parent(s), ineligible child, or an eligible alien
(sponsored by an ineligible spouse or parent) who is blind and working are used to
reduce earned income before it is deemed or before using the earnings to reduce the
allocation. See SI 00820.535 for instructions on applying this exclusion. This exclusion does not apply to the
income of an essential person or a sponsor of an alien.