Department of Human Services

Food Stamp Online  Policy Manual

Treatment of Income

Revised: 

22.3

ROUNDING TRUNCATING PROCEDURES

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1240-1-4-.17(3)

Cents for all types of income will be truncated when used in the budget calculations for Food Stamps.

 

Cents for all types of expenses will be included in the budget calculations and then dropped in the final budget step for Food Stamps.

 

Hourly wages will not be rounded prior to converting to gross weekly or gross monthly income.  Use cents when computing the gross income.  The ACCENT System will do the truncating procedure.

 

Example: Client comes in with 8 paychecks.

 

232.44

289.67

222.66

212.32

198.33

199.78

210.54

205.89

 

for a total of $1771.63 divided by 8 = $221.45       

                                   

The amount entered on AEIEI or AEISE would be 221.45.  The cent amount should always be entered into the ACCENT System.

 

Glossary of Terms

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