Department of Human Services

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Treatment of Income

Revised: 

23.13

DEDUCTION FOR A REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE

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1240-1-4-.17(8)(f)(7)

A monthly fee collected from SSI payments by an organizational representative payee is legally obligated to the payee and is not counted as income to the recipient for the Food Stamp Program.  The organization must be a community based nonprofit social service agency.

 

Title XVI Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Title II Social Security Insurance (SSDI) Payments to individuals whose disability is based on drug addiction and/or alcoholism (DAA) are required to be paid through a representative payee.  The amount of the fee, which the representative payee withholds from the funds receives on behalf of the recipient, is not counted as income to the household for Food Stamp purposes.

 

Glossary of Terms

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