Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Manual – Table of Contents

1115.015.80 Recoupment Payments

IM-#81 August 31, 2006

Exclude monies withheld from any income source to repay an overpayment. The repayment may be voluntary or involuntary. Income sources may include IM, Temporary Assistance, Social Security, SSI, earned income, veteran’s benefits, etc. This income is not shown on the Income (FMX0) screen.

EXCEPTION: If Temporary Assistance is reduced due to failure to comply with program requirements, the reduction is not a recoupment. Budget the reduction in Temporary Assistance following policy in 1115.080.00 Prohibition In Increasing Food Stamp Benefits.