|(a) A TANF overpayment may occur because of: (1) a Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) error; (2) a household error; or (3) an intentional program violation. (b) TANF households must repay any benefits they were not entitled to receive. (c) For overpayments resulting from a change in circumstances in an active case, the first month of overpayment is the first month in which a change would have been effective had it been reported and processed in a timely manner. This can be no later than two months after the month the change occurred. (d) HHSC collects overpayments from TANF households: (1) by check or money order; or (2) by withholding a portion of benefits the household would otherwise receive.