When food stamps are determined ineligible, cancel them using the current Form 552 (IPACS) or process it through Automated Case Management (ACM).

  1. For IPACS processing complete Form 552 as follows:

    Cash or MANG FS Unit When Cash or MANG is Not Canceled

    • Item 2 - Enter effective month and year (4 digits).
    • Item 3 - Enter TA 31.
    • Item 15 - Enter a dash, not receiving food stamps.
    • Item 33 - Enter the TAR that describes the reason for the cancellation. See WAG 27-33-01-g for TANF, or WAG 27-33-02-g for AABD, or WAG 27-33-03-f for CGA.
    • Item 39 - Enter 92, send FS notice, suppress notice for Cash/MANG.
    • Item 44 - Complete.
    • For multiple unit Cash or MANG FS Units, line out the cross-reference case ID number in Item 60 of component unit's Forms 552 and replace with dashes. Reenter Item 78, Type of Benefit.

    Cash or MANG FS Unit When Cash or MANG is Canceled

    Cancel food stamps using the instructions for the program being canceled.

    FS Only (Category 8) Case

    • Item 2 - Enter effective month and year (4 digits).
    • Item 3 - Enter TA 22.
    • Item 4 - Enter 6.
    • Item 33 - Enter the TAR that describes the reason for the cancellation (see WAG 27-33-04-k).
    • Item 39 - Enter 00, sends central notice.
    • Item 44 - Complete.
    • Item 52 - Enter ICL Code if required.
    • For multiple unit cases, line out the cross-reference case ID number in Item 60 of component unit's Forms 552 and replace with dashes. Reenter Item 78, Type of Benefit. 
  2. Send the case to closed files.

    Before sending a NERF case record to closed files,

    • remove the entire contents, forms and section dividers, from the pocket file; and
    • bind the contents together with a rubber band and place in a manila folder.