Food Stamp Memos

Food Stamp Memos

IM-79 EXPIRATION OF COVID-19 VERIFICATION FLEXIBILITIES FOR SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP), TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE (TA) AND CHILD CARE (CC)

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  EXPIRATION OF COVID-19 VERIFICATION FLEXIBILITIES FOR SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP), TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE (TA) AND CHILD CARE (CC)   DISCUSSION: During COVID-19 staff were allowed to provide flexibilities while working with participants to obtain verifications introduced in memo, IM-22 COVID-19 Verification for Food Stamps (FS), Temporary Assistance (TA) and Child […]

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IM-78 OBSOLETE FORMS REMOVED FROM DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS) FORMS MANUAL AND INCOME MAINTENANCE (IM) FORMS MANUAL

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  OBSOLETE FORMS REMOVED FROM DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS) FORMS MANUAL AND INCOME MAINTENANCE (IM) FORMS MANUAL   DISCUSSION: The DSS Manuals IM Forms Manual (public site) and FSD Intranet IM Forms Manual (internal site) have both been updated to remove forms that are obsolete and no longer to be […]

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IM-77 COMMON LAW MARRIAGE UPDATE FOR ALL INCOME MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  COMMON LAW MARRIAGE UPDATE FOR ALL INCOME MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS MANUAL REVISION # 1100.010.00 1105.015.04.15 0205.025.00 1805.030.10.07 1013.000.00   DISCUSSION: If a common law marriage was established in another state, each partner is considered a spouse in Missouri. Common law marriages cannot be initiated in Missouri. EXAMPLE: Edward and Ana state […]

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IM-76 TAX CREDIT CHANGES RESULTING FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) OF 2021

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  TAX CREDIT CHANGES RESULTING FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) OF 2021   DISCUSSION: The ARPA modified the provisions of several commonly used tax credits. Most of the changes are in effect only for 2021. The following tax credits are refundable, meaning the credit amount can be paid directly […]

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IM-73 RETURNED MAIL FOR ALL INCOME MAINTENANCE (IM) PROGRAMS

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  RETURNED MAIL FOR ALL INCOME MAINTENANCE (IM) PROGRAMS MANUAL REVISION # 0240.010.20 0262.010.05 0262.010.10 0262.010.15 0262.010.20 0840.025.00 1140.005.50 1140.025.10.05 1885.020.00   DISCUSSION: Manual revisions have been made to the MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MHABD), Family MO HealthNet (MAGI), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and Temporary Assistance […]

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IM-69 SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) AND CHILD CARE SUBSIDY (CC) SLIDING FEE EXPENSE

FROM:  KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT:  SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) AND CHILD CARE SUBSIDY (CC) SLIDING FEE EXPENSE   DISCUSSION: The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (CRRSAA) allows for sliding scale fees to be waived for the CC program. Participants will not be required to pay sliding fees effective June 1, […]

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IM-68 COVID-19 FIFTEENTH EXTENSION OF PANDEMIC SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (P-SNAP) EMERGENCY ALLOTMENTS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: COVID-19 FIFTEENTH EXTENSION OF PANDEMIC SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (P-SNAP) EMERGENCY ALLOTMENTS   DISCUSSION: The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 allows Emergency Allotments (EA) of supplemental benefits for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/Food Stamps) to be issued to eligible SNAP households. The P-SNAP program raises a household’s […]

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IM-61 APPOINTING AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE (IM-6AR) LARGE PRINT AND SPANISH TRANSLATION FORMS ADDED TO THE FORMS MANUALS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: APPOINTING AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE (IM-6AR) LARGE PRINT AND SPANISH TRANSLATION FORMS ADDED TO THE FORMS MANUALS FORM REVISION # IM-6AR LP IM-6AR SPANISH   DISCUSSION: The IM-6AR with a revision date of 11/2019 has been converted to large print (IM-6AR LP) and translated into Spanish (IM-6AR Spanish). Both versions of […]

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IM-60 EXPIRATION OF SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) TEMPORARY INCREASE TO MONTHLY ALLOTMENTS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: EXPIRATION OF SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) TEMPORARY INCREASE TO MONTHLY ALLOTMENTS   DISCUSSION: A temporary 15% increase to the basic issuance table was introduced as a result of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, outlined in memo IM-01 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Temporary Increase to Monthly Allotments. This […]

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IM-59 EXPIRATION OF PANDEMIC SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (P-SNAP) EMERGENCY ALLOTMENTS

FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR SUBJECT: EXPIRATION OF PANDEMIC SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (P-SNAP) EMERGENCY ALLOTMENTS   DISCUSSION: Pandemic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (P-SNAP) Emergency Allotments are ending. Benefit month August 2021 is the final month P-SNAP Emergency Allotments will be issued. NOTE: Participants will be notified of the expiration P-SNAP by a one-time Claimant Information […]

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