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TANF-ACF-PI-2003-02 (Approved Form ACF-196, a Financial Reporting Form for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program)

Published: April 14, 2003
Audience:
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Topics:
Financial, Form ACF-196 Supplement
Types:
Program Instructions (PI)
Tags:
ACF-196T

To:

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

Subject:

Approved Form ACF-196, 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 States of the approval of Form ACF-196 by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  Approved under OMB #0970-0247.

Background:

On April 7, 2003 the Office of Management and Budget approved the use of the ACF-196, effective immediately.

Action Required:

States 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.  Therefore, Form ACF-196 must be submitted by November 14, February 14, May 15, and August 14.

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/
Maiso Bryant, Ed.D.
Director 
Office of Grants Management

/s/
Andrew Bush, Director
Office of Family Assistance

Instructions

Form-ACF-196