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Questions and Answers Related to the FDPIR: Income Deductions and Resource Eligibility Final Rule

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DATE: February 20, 2014
POLICY NO.: FD-132: Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
SUBJECT: Questions and Answers Related to the FDPIR: Income Deductions & Resource Eligibility Final Rule

Following the Aug. 27, 2013, publication of the final rule entitled, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations: Income Deductions & Resource Eligibility (78 FR 52827), several questions have been raised regarding new and revised provisions for financial eligibility, income deductions, and verification requirements. The following questions and answers are provided to assist FDPIR Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and state agencies (SAs) in implementing the provisions of the final rule. 

Any additional questions should be addressed to the appropriate FNS regional office.

Laura Castro
Food Distribution Division


Page updated: April 15, 2022

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.