IM-68 04/26/00 CLARIFICATION OF EXCLUSION OF CENSUS INC FOR FS
|CLARIFICATION REGARDING EXCLUSION OF CENSUS INCOME FOR FOOD STAMPS|
|Memorandum IM-#58 dated March 28, 2000,
discusses the exclusion of income earned by temporary employees of the
Bureau of Census for the Food Stamp Program. IM-#58 states the income
should be excluded only if the employee was hired for a period not to exceed
The Food and Nutrition Service revised the guidelines concerning the eligibility and identification of temporary census employees. All temporary census employees are entitled to the income exclusion, regardless of when they were hired or the length of their appointment.
When a census employee's pay statement does not contain sufficient information to identify the individual as a temporary census employee, obtain alternative verification. A written statement from the employee's supervisor or the Human Resources office at the center where the individual is employed will be sufficient verification. It is not necessary for the employee to provide a copy of their SF-50.