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Whose income counts?

Policy exempts the income of certain household members. You must determine when one of these household members is present in order to correctly apply Policy.

​Income

​Count the income of the following household members if living with the household: Do not count the income of the following household members if living with the household​
the child needing subsidized child care, the natural, adoptive, or step-parent of the child needing subsidized care, the spouses or former spouses of the child's parent, the legally and financially responsible caretakers of the child needing subsidized care, the siblings of the child needing subsidized care, an adult non-relative who lives with the child's biological or adoptive parent and acts in the role of a spouse, and the children of any adult-non-relatives included. the caretaker(s) of the child needing subsidized care who are not legally or financially responsible. You do not have to obtain the pay stubs unless you need them to confirm the client's declared work schedule; the household's income when the adoptive child and pre-determined eligible income exclusions apply to a specific child. You do not have to obtain the pay stubs unless you need them to confirm the client's declared work schedule; a household where a child is participating in an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership and Oklahoma Early Childhood Program that qualifies as income eligible. You must obtain the pay stubs to determine that the household is income eligible before you exempt the income; and a minor who is working and attending school.
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