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Kansas EBT Income Guidelines 2018

In this article we will give you detailed information Kansas EBT Income Guidelines. Kansas SNAP income requirements must be met before you will be approved for benefits. Households are required to pass certain income tests unless all members of your household are receiving TANF, SSI, or in some cases general support. When applying for a food stamp, the Kansas SNAP Income Policy require most households to pass both gross and net income tests.

In a situation where the household has an elderly person or a person receiving certain disability payments, they only need to pass the net income test.

What does gross and net income mean?

Gross income means the total, non-excluded income of a household before any deductions are made. While net income means gross income minus allowable deductions.

Kansas EBT Income Guidelines 2018

The monthly gross income limit is 130% of the poverty line for the household size. The monthly net income limit is 100% of poverty. Your household income is only a part that is taken into account when trying to qualify for SNAP.

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Kansas Gross Income Standards for Monthly Income
(130% of the poverty line)

Size of household Income limits
1 $ 1,307
2 $ 1,760
3 $ 2,213
4th $ 2,665
5 $ 3,118
6th $ 3,571
7th $ 4,024
8th $ 4,477
Every additional member $ 453

Kansas Net Monthly Income Eligibility Standards
(100% of the poverty line)

Size of household Income limits
1 $ 1,005
2 $ 1,354
3 $ 1,702
4th $ 2,050
5 $ 2,399
6th $ 2,747
7th $ 3,095
8th $ 3,444
Every additional member $ 349

Kansas Gross Income Standards for Monthly Income for Households Where Elderly People with Disabilities are a Separate Household
(165% of the poverty line)

Size of household Income limits
1 $ 1,659
2 $ 2,233
3 $ 2,808
4th $ 3,383
5 $ 3,958
6th $ 4,532
7th $ 5,107
8th $ 5,682
Every additional member $ 575

NOTE: Everyone who lives together and purchases and prepares meals together is grouped together or classified as a household. Some people who live together, such as husbands and wives and most children under the age of 22, belong to the same household even if they buy and prepare meals separately.

Who is considered disabled?

In most cases, a person is considered disabled for SNAP purposes if they:

  • Receives state disability or blindness payments based on SSI rules
  • Receives federal disability or blindness payments under the Social Insurance Act, including additional payments
  • Safety Income (SSI) or Social Security or Blindness Payments
  • Receives a Railroad Retirement Act pension and is eligible for Medicare or is considered disabled based on SSI rules
  • Is a veteran who is completely disabled, permanently home or in need of regular help and attendance
  • Is a surviving spouse or child of a veteran who is receiving VA benefits and is considered permanently disabled
  • Receives a disability pension from a government agency for a permanent disability under the Social Insurance Act.

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How much can a household receive?

The amount of benefits that the household receives is known as allocation. The household’s net monthly income is multiplied by 0.3 and the result is subtracted from the maximum allotment for the household size to find the household’s allotment. The following table provides the lists of the maximum SNAP grant for Kansas.

Size of household Maximum monthly allocation
1 $ 192
2 $ 352
3 $ 504
4th $ 640
5 $ 760
6th $ 913
7th $ 1,009
8th $ 1,153
Each additional person $ 144

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