FAA5.Q Food Stamp Allotment Determination (FSAD) : 03 Nutrition Assistance Eligibility and Benefit Determination - Overview
03 Nutrition Assistance Eligibility and Benefit Determination - Overview
A budgetary unit may be determined eligible based on nonfinancial criteria. When the budgetary unit has income, eligibility must then be determined based on the income. A budget is completed by AZTECS to determine gross and net income using the following:
 
All countable income received or projected to be received in the month for which eligibility is being determined
Expenses billed or projected to be billed in the month for which eligibility is being determined
 
A budgetary unit's gross and net income must be equal to or less than the appropriate income standards. (See Gross Monthly Income and Net Monthly Income Eligibility Standards)
 
A budgetary unit may only have to meet the appropriate net income standards depending on their circumstances. (See NA Elderly-Disabled Budgetary Units and Categorically Eligible Budgetary Units)
 
Policy and procedures regarding NA eligibility and benefit determination are outlined as follows: