TANF Policy Tables *

Table I.A.1

Formal Diversion Payments

    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

      Table I.A.2

      Mandatory Job Search at Application

        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

          Table I.B.1

          Eligibility of Pregnant Women with No Other Children

            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

              Table I.B.2

              Eligibility Rules for Two-Parent, Nondisabled Applicant Units

                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                  Table I.B.3

                  Special Rules Imposed on Minor Parent Eligibility

                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                      Table I.B.4

                      Stepparent Eligibility

                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                          Table I.B.5

                          State Practices Regarding Eligibility of Non-Exempt, Pre-PRWORA, Qualified Aliens

                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                              Table I.B.6

                              States Using State Funds to Help Noncitizens who Entered after Enactment and are Ineligible for Federal TANF Assistance

                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                  Table I.B.7

                                  State Practices Regarding Eligibility of Non-Exempt, Post-PRWORA, Qualified Aliens after Five Years

                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                      Table I.B.8

                                      Treatment of Noncaretaker Adults in Household

                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                          Table I.B.9

                                          Eligibility Requirements for Children

                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                              Table I.B.10

                                              Inclusion of SSI Recipients in the Assistance Unit

                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                  Table I.B.11

                                                  Inclusion of Nonparent Caretakers in the Assistance Unit

                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                      Table I.C.1

                                                      Asset Limits for Applicants

                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                          Table I.D.1

                                                          Treatment of Grandparent Income

                                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                              Table I.D.2

                                                              Treatment of Stepparent Income

                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                  Table I.D.3

                                                                  Treatment of Income and Assets of Nonparent Caretakers

                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                      Table I.E.1

                                                                      Income Eligibility Test for Applicants

                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                          Table I.E.2

                                                                          Earned Income Disregards for Income Eligibility Purposes

                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                              Table I.E.3

                                                                              Eligibility Standards

                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                  Table I.E.4

                                                                                  Maximum Income for Initial Eligibility for a Family of Three

                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                      Table II.A.1

                                                                                      Earned Income Disregards for Benefit Computation

                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                          Table II.A.2

                                                                                          Benefit Determination Policies

                                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                              Table II.A.3

                                                                                              Benefit Standards

                                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                  Table II.A.4

                                                                                                  Maximum Monthly Benefit for a Family of Three with No Income

                                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                      Table II.A.5

                                                                                                      Maximum Monthly TANF Benefit for a Child-Only Unit with One Child, No Income

                                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                          Table II.A.6

                                                                                                          Benefits Issuance Policies

                                                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014     

                                                                                                              Table III.A.1

                                                                                                              Behavioral Requirements

                                                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                  Table III.B.1

                                                                                                                  Work-Related Activity Exemptions for Single-Parent Head of Unit

                                                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                      Table III.B.2

                                                                                                                      Work-Related Activity Requirements for Single-Parent Head of Unit

                                                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                          Table III.B.3

                                                                                                                          Sanction Policies for Noncompliance with Work Requirements for Single-Parent Head of Unit

                                                                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                              Table III.B.4

                                                                                                                              Work-Related Activity Requirements for Non-Parent Caretakers and Parents Outside the Unit

                                                                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                  Table IV.A.1

                                                                                                                                  Eligibility Rules for Two-Parent, Nondisabled Recipient Units

                                                                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                      Table IV.A.2

                                                                                                                                      Treatment of Child Support Income for Recipients

                                                                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                          Table IV.A.3

                                                                                                                                          Asset Limits for Recipients

                                                                                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                              Table IV.A.4

                                                                                                                                              Income Eligibility Tests for Recipients

                                                                                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                  Table IV.A.5

                                                                                                                                                  Earned Income Disregards for Continuing Income Eligibility Purposes

                                                                                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                      Table IV.A.6

                                                                                                                                                      Maximum Income for Ongoing Eligibility for a Family of Three

                                                                                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                          Table IV.B.1

                                                                                                                                                          Family Cap Policies

                                                                                                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                              Table IV.C.1

                                                                                                                                                              State Time Limit Policies

                                                                                                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                  Table IV.C.2

                                                                                                                                                                  State Time Limit Exemption Policies

                                                                                                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                      Table IV.C.3

                                                                                                                                                                      State Time Limit Extension Policies

                                                                                                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                          Table IV.D.1

                                                                                                                                                                          Transitional Cash Benefits

                                                                                                                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014     

                                                                                                                                                                              Table L1

                                                                                                                                                                              Formal Diversion Payments

                                                                                                                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                  Table L2

                                                                                                                                                                                  Types of Special Restrictions on Two-Parent, Nondisabled Units' Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                      Table L3

                                                                                                                                                                                      Maximum Income for Initial Eligibility for a Family of Three

                                                                                                                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                          Table L4

                                                                                                                                                                                          Earned Income Disregards for Benefit Computation

                                                                                                                                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                              Table L5

                                                                                                                                                                                              Maximum Monthly Benefit for a Family of Three with No Income

                                                                                                                                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Table L6

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Work-Related Exemption When Caring for a Child under X Months

                                                                                                                                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Table L7

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Most Severe Sanction Policy for Noncompliance with Work Requirements for Single-Parent Adults

                                                                                                                                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Table L8

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Asset Limits for Recipients

                                                                                                                                                                                                            2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Table L9

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Vehicle Exemptions for Recipients

                                                                                                                                                                                                                2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Table L10

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Family Cap Policies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2016 |2015 |2014 |2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Appendix 1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Component Descriptions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2016 |2015 |2014 |2013



                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 For the years 1999-2001 Table I.B.6 was named Table I.B.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2 For the years 1999-2001 Table I.B.7 was named Table I.B.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3 For the years 1999-2001 Table I.D.1 was named Table I.D.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 For the years 1999-2001 Table I.D.2 was named Table I.D.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5 For the years 1999-2001 Table IV.A.2 was named Table I.D.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6 For the years 1999-2001 Table IV.A.3 was named Table IV.A.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7 For the years 1999-2001 Table IV.A.4 was named Table IV.A.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8 For the year 1999 Table IV.C.2 was the same as Table IV.C.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9 For the years 2013 and forward Table IV.A.5 was renamed as Table IV.A.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 Prior to 2016, table IV.C.1 was divided into two tables (IV.C.1 and IV.C.2)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11 Prior to 2016, the information now in table IV.C.2 was provided in a table numbered IV.C.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          12 Prior to 2016, the information now in table IV.C.3 was provided in a table numbered IV.C.4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          * Note: In general, these tables are the same as the tables published in each year�s Databook. However, in some cases, new information was discovered subsequent to a book�s publication, in which case these tables may differ slightly from the tables in a particular year�s Databook. For earlier years, information can be obtained by directly querying the Welfare Rules Database. The Databooks for earlier years can also be consulted, but any corrections to the data made after each book�s publication would not be reflected.