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

1140.005.35 Mass Adjustments

IM-#52 May 30, 2013

Certain changes are initiated by the state or federal government and may affect all certified households or a significant portion of the households.

Mass changes include:

  • annual adjustment to net/gross income eligibility standards,
  • annual adjustment to the shelter/dependent care deduction,
  • annual adjustment to the Thrifty Food Plan and standard deduction,
  • adjustments to the utility standard,
  • adjustments to IM cash grants,
  • cost of living adjustments to Social Security, SSI, and other Federal benefits.

NOTE: Households are not required to report these changes.