IM-168 INCREASE IN VENDOR MAXIMUM MONTHLY MAINTENANCE STANDARD AND MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM SPOUSAL SHARE

Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri

TO:  ALL FAMILY SUPPORT OFFICES

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR

SUBJECT:  INCREASE IN VENDOR MAXIMUM MONTHLY MAINTENANCE STANDARD AND MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM SPOUSAL SHARE

MANUAL REVISION #

1030.035.10

1030.035.20

1030.035.25

APPENDIX B

DISCUSSION:

Effective January 1, 2021, the Maximum Monthly Maintenance Standard, and the minimum and maximum spousal share amounts are increased. 

 

MAINTENANCE STANDARDS

The new Maximum Monthly Maintenance Standard is $3260.00. IM Manual APPENDIX B – Maintenance Standards for Allotments has been updated to reflect the change effective January 1, 2021.

The Minimum Monthly Maintenance Standard of $2155 was announced in Memo IM-#83, dated June 12, 2020.

 

SPOUSAL SHARE

The new minimum spousal share is $26,076.00. The new maximum spousal share is $130,380.00. Both amounts become effective for any assessment completed on or after January 1, 2021. IM Manual Sections 1030.035.10, 1030.035.20 and 1030.035.25 have been updated to reflect the spousal share increases effective January 1, 2021. 

 

NECESSARY ACTION:

  • Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.

 

KE/vb