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 | 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 | 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.

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

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 created the "Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund" for certain veterans and the spouses of veterans who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will exclude these payments from income and resources when determining eligibility and allotments, and for all other purposes.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP -- Clarifying Income Exclusion Regarding the Summer Youth Employment Opportunities and Youth Build Program

Recently, it has been brought to the National Office's attention that there is some confusion concerning the treatment of income received from the Summer Youth Employment Opportunities element under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA).

Resource | Policy Memos
Clarification on Exclusion of Retirement Accounts from Resources

This memo clarifies which retirement accounts the Act expressly excludes from resources.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-075
Income Exclusion for Payments under PL 101-426, Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

This memorandum provides clarification regarding payments made to individuals under PL 101-426, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, as amended. Those payments shall not be counted as income or resources for the purpose of determining eligibility for participation in FDPIR.

Resource | Policy Memos
Extension of Food Stamp Income Exclusion - Deployment to a Combat Zone

This memo provides guidance to state agencies regarding exclusion of combat pay given to military personnel while deployed to a combat zone.