Department of Human Services

Food Stamp Online  Policy Manual

Treatment of Income - Standards

Revised: 

27.10

INFORMATION FOR COMPUTING FOOD STAMP ALLOTMENTS

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To determine a household’s food stamp coupon allotment using the Basis of Issuance Tables:

 

1.      Calculate the household’s net monthly income.

2.      Compare the household’s net monthly income to the maximum allowable net monthly income standard, Column C, below.

3.      If the household’s net monthly income is larger than the figure shown in Column C, the household is ineligible.

4.      If the household’s net monthly income is smaller than or equal to the figure shown in Column C, the household is eligible. Find the allotment by reading in the table down to the appropriate household size.

 

Effective 10/1/09

Maximum Gross Monthly Income

Elderly/Disabled

Separate Household*

165% of Poverty

Maximum Gross

Monthly Income*

130%

of Poverty

Maximum Net

Monthly Income

100% of Poverty

Thrifty Food Plan

Maximum

Allotment

HH Size

Column A

Column B

Column C

Column D

1

1,490

1,174

903

200

2

2,004

1,579

1,215

367

3

2,518

1,984

1,526

526

4

3,032

2,389

1,838

668

5

3,547

2,794

2,150

793

6

4,061

3,200

2,461

952

7

4,575

3,605

2,773

1,052

8

5,089

4,010

3,085

1,202

9

5,604

4,416

3,397

1,352

10

6,119

4,822

3,709

1,502

11

6,634

5,228

4,021

1,652

12

7,149

5,634

4,333

1,802

13

7,664

6,040

4,645

1,952

14

8,179

6,446

4,957

2,102

15

8,694

6,852

5,269

2,252

16

9,209

7,258

5,581

2,402

17

9,724

7,664

5,893

2,552

18

10,239

8,070

6,205

2,702

19

10,754

8,476

6,517

2,852

20

11,269

8,882

6,829

3,002

21

11,784

9,288

7,141

3,152

22

12,299

9,694

7,453

3,302

23

12,814

10,100

7,765

3,452

24

13,329

10,506

8,077

3,602

25

13,844

10,912

8,389

3,752

Each Add.

+ $ 515

+ $ 406

+ $ 312

+ $  150

*Maximum Gross and Net Monthly Income figures are used to determine eligibility, only.

 

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