Department of Human Services

Food Stamp Online Policy Manual

Treatment of Income - Standards

Revised:

27.4

FOOD STAMP DEDUCTIONS

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1240-1-4-.27(d)

Food Stamp deductions include:

        Standard deduction

        Dependent care deduction

        Shelter deduction

 

Table IV-A Standard Deduction (Effective 10-1-10)

 

 

Household Size

 

 

1

 

2

 

3

 

4

 

5

 

6+

 

Standard Amount

 

$142

 

$142

 

$142

 

$153

 

$179

 

$205

 

Table IV-B Dependent Care and Shelter Deductions

 

 

Dependent Care for Child or Adult

 

No limit

(Effective 10/1/09)

 

Maximum Shelter Deduction

 

Non-Elderly/Disabled

Households - $458

 

(Effective 10/1/10)

 

 

Elderly or Disabled

Households

 

No Maximum

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