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FY 2020 Net Monthly Income Standards

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FDPIR Net Monthly Income Standards
Effective October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020

Household Size 48 Contiguous United States
Income Limits
Income Limits
1 $1,208 $1,586
2 $1,577 $2,047
3 $1,945 $2,508
4 $2,324 $2,969
5 $2,724 $3,430
6 $3,123 $3,905
7 $3,491 $4,365
8 $3,860 $4,826
Each Additional Member: + $369 + $461

* The net monthly income standard for each household size is the sum of the applicable Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) net monthly income standard and the applicable SNAP standard deduction.

Income Deductions - see 7 CFR 253.6(e)

Earned Income Deduction
Households with earned income are allowed a deduction of 20 percent of their earned income.

Dependent Care Deduction
Households that qualify for the dependent care deduction are allowed a deduction of actual dependent care costs paid monthly to a non-household member.

Child Support Deduction
Households that incur the cost of legally required child support to or for a non-household member are allowed a deduction for the amount of monthly child support paid.

Medical Expense Deduction
Households that incur monthly medical expenses by any household member who is elderly or disabled are allowed a deduction in the amount of out-of-pocket medical expenses paid in excess of $35 per month. Allowable medical expenses are provided at 7 CFR 273.9(d)(3).

Home Care Meal-Related Deduction
Households who furnish the majority of meals for a home care attendant are allowed an income deduction equal to the maximum SNAP benefit for a one-person household. The home care meal related deduction amounts are as follows:

48 Contiguous U.S. States = $194
Alaska by Area Designations

- Urban = $238

- Rural 1 = $304

- Rural 2 = #370

See 7 CFR 272.7 (b) for area designations in Alaska.

Standard Shelter/Utility Expense Deduction
Households that incur at least one monthly shelter or utility expense are allowed a standard income deduction (see chart below). Allowable shelter/utility expenses are provided at 7 CFR 273.9(d)(6)(ii).

Baseline by Region*

Region States Currently with FDPIR Programs Shelter/Utility Deduction
Northeast/Midwest Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Wisconsin
Southeast/Southwest Arizona, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma,Texas and Utah
Mountain Plains Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming
West Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington


*If the geographic boundaries of an Indian reservation extend to more than one region per the identified regional groupings above, then a qualifying household has the option to recieve the appropriate shelter/utility expense deduction amount for the State in which the household resides or the State in which the State agency's central administrative office is located.

Program Staff

Gordon Sam, Program Manager - 601.650.1761

Charlene York, Office Manager - 601.650.1740

Lantanna Farve, Certification Clerk - 601.650.1730

Jathan Briscoe, Truck Driver - 601.650.1782

Ricky D. John, Truck Driver - 601.650.1743

Anitra Frazier, Cashier - 601-.650.1731

Dr. Connie R. Black, Dietitian/Nutritionist - 601-650-1794

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(1) mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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