Georgia food stamps income limit 2017

This article is about the Georgia food stamps income limit for 2016 and 2017. If you are applying for food stamps (SNAP Benefits) in the state of Georgia, one of the most important criteria you must meet to be approved for the EBT card is the income limit, which includes both gross income and net income. While there are other criteria for qualification that you must meet, the income limit is the most important.

In this article, you will learn:
How to Calculate Your Household Gross Income
How to Calculate Your Household Net Income
How much Food Stamps you will get if you qualify

Georgia food stamp income limit 2016 and 2017

"Georgia food stamps income limit"
The income limit is based on your total household income and takes the gross monthly income of the number of people in your household and the net monthly income after certain expenses are deducted.

Deductions Allowed to Get to Net Income

Here are the expenses that can be deducted from your household gross income to get to the net income:

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How to Calculate Your Gross Income

Follow the table below to calculate the total gross income for your household:

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How to Calculate Your Net Income

Follow the table below to calculate your net income and see if your household qualifies for food stamps:

"Georgia food stamps net income limit"

How Much Food Stamps will I get?

Once you determine you qualify for food stamps, you probably want to know how much in benefits your household will get on a monthly basis. See the chart below for details. You will find that the maximum benefits you can get is based on the number of people in your household.

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Exemptions to Georgia food stamps income limit:

If all member of your household are receiving Title IV (TANF), SSI, or in some places general assistance, you do not have to meet the food stamps income test.

In addition, while most households must meet both the gross and net income tests, if you live in a household where there is an elderly person or a person who is receiving certain types of disability payments, then that household will only have to meet the net income test to qualify for Georgia food stamps (SNAP Benefits).

Click here to see the other criteria you must meet to be approved for food stamps, . Click here to apply for food stamps in Georgia. To learn about how the entire application process works and how long it takes, visit this page. Learn about Drug Testing Policy for Food Stamps.

We hope this article was helpful. If you have more questions about income limit qualifications, you can share them in the comments section below.



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2 comments on “Georgia food stamps income limit 2017
  1. Sherry Brock says:

    I applied two weeks ago.i haven’t heard nothing back.for an interview

    • Georgia SNAP Helper says:

      Hi Sherry,

      Have you checked your application status online at the Georgia Gateway platform? We also suggest contacting your local DCFS office for an update on your application. You can locate your closest county office here. Hope this helps!

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