Department of Human Services

Food Stamp Online  Policy Manual

Rights and Responsibilities

Revised: 

31.4

FOOD STAMP BENEFITS AS INCOME

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The benefit allotment provided any eligible household shall not be considered income or resources for any purpose under federal, state, or local laws, including but not limited to laws on taxation, in the Food Stamp Program.  In TANF, Tennessee has opted to exclude food stamp benefits as income. 

 

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