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STANDARD DISREGARD

ISSUE DATE: 10/2017

MFIP, DWP, GA, GRH:
No provisions.


SNAP:

Apply a standard deduction that is 8.31% of the maximum monthly net adjusted income to the total earned or unearned income of each unit based on its size. The standard deduction should not be less than the current standard for a unit size of 1 and no more than the standard for a unit size of 6.

UNIT SIZE

AMOUNT

1

$142

2

$142

3

$142

4

$152

5

$181

6 or more people

$210


As of October 1, 2010 the standard deduction is indexed to inflation.


MSA:

Apply a standard disregard of $20 to a client's earned or unearned income. If a client has both types of income, apply the disregard to unearned income first, any remainder to earned income.

When both spouses are clients who live together, apply the disregard only once to their combined income.

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