WAG 25-03-02 (1) SNAP

  1. Program Standards
  2. SNAP
  3. SNAP Standard Deductions
  4. Other SNAP Deductions
  5. SNAP Utility Standards (10/2021)
  6. SNAP Resource Limits

Program Standards

SNAP

Number in

 SNAP Unit

SNAP Maximum
Allotment

Effective

10/01/2021

through 09/30/2022

SNAP Maximum
Gross Income Standard

165% FPL

(No Qualifying Member)

Effective 10/01/2021

SNAP Maximum

Gross Income Standard

200% FPL

(Qualifying Member)

Effective 10/01/2021

SNAP Maximum
Net Income Standard

Effective 10/01/2021

1 $ 250 $ 1,771 $ 2,147 $ 1,074
2 459   2,396   2,903  1,452
3 658  3,020 3,660  1,830
4 835   3,644   4,417  2,209
5 992   4,268   5,173  2,587
6 1,190   4,893  5,930  2,965
7 1,316   5,517   6,687  3,344
8 1,504   6,141  7,443  3,722
9 1,692   6,766   8,200  4,101
10 1,880   7,391   8,957  4,480
Each add'l +188 +625 +757 +379

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SNAP Standard Deductions

  • $170 -  1-3 people (10/21)
  • $177 - 4 people  (10/21)
  • $208 - 5 people  (10/21)
  • $239 - 6 or more people  (10/21)

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Other SNAP Deductions

  • Maximum Shelter Deduction
    • $597 (10/21)
  • SNAP Homeless Shelter Standard 
    • $147  (09/19)
    • $152  (10/19)
    • $156 (10/20)
    • $159 (10/21)

Note: SNAP homeless households that have expenses that exceed the Homeless Shelter Standard may choose to use Actual Homeless Shelter Expenses, if verified.

  • Dependent Care Deductions: 
    • Use actual monthly costs 
  • Standard Medical Deduction (only SNAP units with qualifying members)
    • Residents of Group Homes (including CILAs)deleted manual text 
      • $485 (07/11)
    • All other SNAP units with qualifying members
      • revised manual text$185 (12/21)

Note: SNAP units that have expenses that exceed the Standard Medical Deduction may choose actual medical expenses.

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SNAP Utility Standards (10/2021)

UTILITY STANDARD  AMOUNT
A/C Heat $ 529
Limited Utility 341
Single Utility 59
Telephone 44

SNAP Resource Limits

  • $3,750 if at least 1 household member is a qualifying member and the gross monthly income of the household is above the 200% FPL Gross Monthly Income Standard; or
  • $2,500 for all other SNAP households with a member disqualified for an Intentional Program Violation (IPV) or sanctioned for violating a work provision.
  • $3,750 for Lottery or Gambling winnings (see PM 07-04-21)

Note: SNAP asset limits do not apply to categorically eligible households unless the SNAP household receives substantial lottery or gambling winnings of more than $3,750 (see PM 07-04-21)

For SNAP Assets see PM 07-04-00.

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