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TANF-ACF-PI-2003-05 (Form ACF-196TR, a Financial Reporting Form for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program)

Published: July 7, 2003
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Financial, Form ACF-196 Supplement
Types:
Program Instructions (PI)
Tags:
ACF-196T

To:

Territorial Agencies Administering the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, Under Title IV of the Social Security Act, As Amended, and Other Interested Parties. 

Subject:

Form ACF-196TR, a Financial Reporting Form for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program.

Legal References: 

Title IV-A of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), Public Law 104-193, and the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Public Law 105-33.

Purpose:

This Program Instruction informs Territories of the required use of Form ACF-196TR.

Background:

Title IV-A of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), Public Law 104-193, and the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Public Law 105-33 allows for the collection of financial data for the TANF program.

Previously, expenditure and estimate data for the Territorial TANF program was collected on one of the following forms: ACF-196; SF-269.  Now, the development of a Financial Reporting Form for use by Territories has been completed and is being made available for use effective immediately.

Action Required:

Territories are requested to photocopy sufficient copies of the form and instructions included as attachments to this PI to meet their reporting requirements.

Submission Date:

The reports for must be received by ACF within 45 days after the end of each fiscal year quarter.

One copy with an original signature should be submitted to:

Administration for Children and Families
Office of Administration
Office of Grants Management
Division of Mandatory Grants
370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20447 
Attention: Peter Thompson

A copy should also be submitted to the appropriate ACF Regional Administrator.

Inquiries:

Comments and questions should be directed to the appropriate ACF Regional Office.

/s/

Curtis L. Coy
Deputy Assistant Secretary
for Administration

/s/

Andrew Bush
Director
Office of Family Assistance