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Food Stamp Online  Policy Manual

Treatment of Income - Standards

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27.1

FOOD STAMP GROSS MONTHLY INCOME STANDARD

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1240-1-4-.27(a)

The gross monthly income standard is used only as an eligibility limiting factor; it is not used to determine the actual amount of the coupon allotment.  This standard does not apply to households which contain an elderly or disabled member.

 

1.   If the household’s gross monthly income (before deductions) exceeds the gross income standard for the number of persons in the household, the household is not eligible for food stamps.

 

2.   If the household’s gross monthly income (before deductions) is equal to or less than the gross income standard for the number of persons in the household, the household may be eligible.  At this point, the net income standard must be applied to the household’s net monthly income as instructed in 1240-1-4-.27-(b).

 

Table I Gross Income Standard (Effective 10-1-09)

 

No. of Persons in Household

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Gross Income

Standard

 

1174

 

1597

 

1984

 

2389

 

2794

 

3200

 

3605

 

4010

 

4416

 

4822

 

 

No. of Persons in Household

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

Gross Income

Standard

 

5228

 

5634

 

6040

 

6446

 

6852

 

7258

 

7664

 

8070

 

8476

 

8882

 

For each additional member + 406

 

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