Resource | Policy Memos
Q&A regarding Military Combat Pay

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is issuing this memorandum in fulfilment of the commitment made in the preamble of the SNAP: Eligibility, Certification, and Employment and Training Provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 final rule to provide additional guidance for State agencies on how to carry out the exclusion of certain military combat-related pay from income for purposes of SNAP eligibility determinations.

Resource | Rule
Exclusion of Combat Pay From WIC Income Eligibility Determinations

This final rule excludes combat pay from inclusion in the WIC income eligibility determination for deployed service members.

Resource | Rule
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations: Amendments Related to the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

This rule permanently excludes combat pay from being considered as income and eliminates the maximum dollar limit of the dependent care deduction.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP06 CACFP03 SFSP04-2010
Exclusion of Military Combat Pay

This supersedes the January 7, 2010, version of the policy memo, Exclusion of Military Combat Pay. In addition to combat pay and other income received by deployed service members, this memorandum addresses Deployment Extension Incentive Pay (DEIP).

Resource | Proposed Rule
FDPIR: Amendments Related to the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

When determining eligibility for FDPIR, the proposed rule would permanently exclude combat pay from being considered income and eliminate the maximum dollar limit of the dependent care deduction.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-1
Payments to Certain Filipino World War II Veterans - Exclusion from Income and Resources

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (PL 111-5) created the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund for certain veterans, or surviving spouses of veterans, who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. Section 1002(c) of PL 111-5 directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide one-time payments of up to $15,000 to eligible persons.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-5
Payments to Certain Filipino World War II Veterans - Exclusion from Income and Resources

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Public Law 111-5) created the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund for certain veterans, or surviving spouses of veterans, who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. Section 1002(c) of Public Law 111-5 directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide one time payments of up to $15,000 to eligible persons.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - 120-Day Quality Control (QC) Variance Exclusion for Section 8 of the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009

On November 19,2009, the Program Development Division issued guidance on how to implement Section 8 of that act requiring State agencies to exclude the $25 a week increased unemployment compensation payments from all calculation of resources and income.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2010-2
Implementation of PL 111-80 Exclusion of Combat Pay from WIC Income Eligibility Determination

This memorandum provides guidance to WIC State and local agencies regarding military combat pay received by service members during a deployment.