Ask the SNAP applicant how they pay their bills, and if monthly paid expenses are more than monthly income. They must explain financial management before expedited SNAP benefits are issued, but they don't have to prove it. Deny the SNAP application if they
do not provide an explanation.
If the explanation of financial management involves getting proof, tell the applicant that proof must be provided before more SNAP benefits are issued.
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