TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER IV: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER b: ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
PART 113 AID TO THE AGED, BLIND OR DISABLED
SECTION 113.125 RECOGNIZED EMPLOYMENT EXPENSES
Section 113.125 Recognized Employment Expenses
a) The following recognized expenses of employment shall be exempt from consideration:
1) Withholding taxes (Federal and State);
2) Social Security tax;
3) Transportation at the most reasonable rate. If the individual's own car is the most economical means of transportation 19 cents per mile shall be allowed as transportation expense;
4) Lunch supplementation:
A) If carried from home, 15 cents per working day to a maximum of $3.00 per month;
B) If purchased at work, 45 cents per working day to a maximum of $9.00 per month;
5) Special tools and uniforms required by employment;
*6) Union dues;
*7) Group life insurance premiums;
*8) Group health insurance premiums;
*9) Retirement plan withholdings; and
10) The reasonable cost of items and services which are needed and used to enable a disabled person to work.
*Agency Note: Only if mandatory as a condition of employment
b) Child Care
1) Expenses of child care shall be deducted from income up to a maximum of $160 per child or $128 per child if the client is not full-time employed or employed throughout the month as defined below.
2) The child care deduction is not allowed when the child care provider is a responsible relative of the child receiving care.
3) Full-time employment means the individual is employed for at least 100 hours during the month. Employed throughout the month means the individual is employed at least one-half of the days of the month.
(Source: Amended at 15 Ill. Reg. 11948, effective August 12, 1991)