Department of Human Services

Food Stamp Online  Policy Manual

Payments/Benefits Excluded In Eligibility Determination

Revised: 

21.22

NON-RECURRING LUMP SUM PAYMENTS

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1240-1-4-.15(22)

Do not count non-recurring lump sum payments. This includes, but is not limited to, income tax refunds, rebates, or credits; retroactive lump sum Social Security, SSI, Cash Assistance, railroad retirement pensions, or other payments; retroactive lump sum insurance settlements, or refunds of security deposits on rental property or utilities. Count these payments as resources in the month received, unless specifically excluded as a resource by other federal laws.

 

Also included is the Veterans Administration Disability Pension Payment Annual Adjustment. VA does not consider this as a medical reimbursement.

 

Glossary of Terms

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