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Food Stamp Income Limits

In order to be eligible for food stamps, you must meet certain income requirements. In this case, there are income limits that cannot be exceeded. Food stamp income limits are dependent on the size of the household. Here is the breakdown of food stamp income limits by household size:

Household Size

Gross monthly income

(130 percent of poverty)

Net monthly income

(100 percent of poverty)

1

$1,245

$ 958

2

1,681

1,293

3

2,116

1,628

4

2,552

1,963

5

2,987

2,298

6

3,423

2,633

7

3,858

2,968

8

4,294

3,303

Each additional member

+436

+335

 Along with these basic income figures, there are several deductions allowed. Besides the standard deduction, there is a 20 percent earned income deduction, a deduction for dependent care, a limited deduction for medical expenses for elderly or individuals who are disabled and a limited deduction for excess shelter care expenses.

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