There are 2 types of SNAP Monthly Income Standards: Gross Monthly Income and Net Monthly Income. SNAP households must meet the Gross Monthly Income Standard with the following exceptions:
Note: A SNAP household's gross monthly income must be verified before an application for SNAP can be denied for income being over the income standard for the household size (WAG 13-01-01). A SNAP application cannot be denied based solely on the applicant's statement of the household's income.
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