TANF EBT Card Transaction Monitoring

EBT transactions are monitored to determine if there is any restricted use of EBT cards at restricted locations as defined by law, which includes liquor stores, adult cabarets, and gaming/gambling establishments. Transactions are suspected until the violation has been upheld either through client agreement or administrative hearing.

Less than 1% (.00010 in December 2015) of total TANF transactions have resulted in suspected transactions.


Less than 1% (.00036 in December 2015) of total TANF recipients have used their EBT card at a suspected location.


Less than 1% (.00074 in December 2015) of the total Store locations where EBT cards were used were suspected locations.