General Information Manual

0160.000.00 THE IRS MATCH

IM-109 July 16, 2020; IM-12 February 18, 2011

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sends a monthly file and an annual file to the Family Support Division (FSD) that contains income reported to the IRS by a third party that is paid by the third party to individuals who are:

  • Active on a Temporary Assistance (TA) case;
  • Active on a Food Stamp case, even disqualified members;
  • Active on a MO HealthNet adult case (i.e.: Supplemental Aid to the Blind (SAB), MO HealthNet for Aged, Blind, Disabled (MHABD), Supplemental Nursing Care (SNC), or Supplemental Payments (SP));

    NOTE:  Blind Pension (BP) cases are not included in the match.

This is the income reported to IRS by banks, savings and loans, etc.  The unearned income reported by IRS in the monthly or annual match may be monthly income, a lump sum, or may indicate a resource which may affect eligibility.

IRS matches are generated in September every year. Matches are generated for new applicants the month following approval.