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Is there an income limit after which someone is not eligible for food stamps?

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There is an income limit that determines eligibility for food stamps which is broken down by family size. A family of four must have a gross monthly income of $2,628, as of 2015. If all family members receive TANF or SSI, they do not have to meet the income level.

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Is there an income limit after which someone is not eligible for food stamps?
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Applicants also have limitations on countable resources, such as a bank account or savings account and goods that can be sold. Generally, a person's home is not considered a countable resource but in some states a vehicle is. If at least one person in a household is age 60 or older or disabled, the maximum value of countable resources permitted for food stamps eligibility increases.

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