Report all Emergency Assistance payments, in accordance with the Department's policies and procedures.
See the W-2 Manual for policy information on Emergency Assistance (EA), including types of EA, persons included in the EA group, time limits, payment, the Emergency Assistance Tracking System (EATS), etc.
Note: Emergency Assistance Payments and Emergency Payments are two different programs. This code is exclusively for Emergency Assistance payments as described in the W-2 Manual. See code 2217 for more information on Emergency Payments, also described in the W-2 Manual.