Countable income is the amount left over after: Eliminating from consideration all items that are not income; and. Applying all appropriate exclusions to the items that are income.
Starting in May 2021, a SNAP household will receive an extra benefit in the amount needed to bring them up to the maximum benefit for their household size or $95, whichever is greater. This includes households that are receiving the maximum benefit for their household size already.
FACT: Your household may have up to $2000 in assets. You can still get food stamp benefits even if you have small savings. If you have a retirement account, checking account, savings account, cash, certificates of deposits, stocks, and bonds, you may still be able to get food stamp benefits.