SNAP policy deducts certain household expenses from a client's income.
The allowable deductions are
The household reports these expenses at certification, mid-certification renewals (MCRs), and certification renewals (CRs).
See the self-employment calculations for how to handle self-employment business costs.
You have 30 days to complete a standard SNAP application.
- When it appears that verification of a deduction will not arrive and you can certify the case, work the case and certify it without the deduction.
- When the household does not qualify without verifying the deduction, deny the application after giving the household at least 10 days to provide verification.
Disqualified Household Members
Remember – Income is counted in its entirety for a person disqualified for:
For those clients that we count all income, you should also subtract deductible expenses.