Appendix A: Tables of Maximum Allowable Deductions

Effective: October 1, 2021

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$177

$612

$317

$60

$160

Actual cost

$597

$34

4

$184

5

$215

6+

$246

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

Resource limit for households with a disqualified or sanctioned member with income limit of 130% FPIG

$2,500

Effective: October 1, 2020

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$167

$594

$308

$59

$157

Actual cost

$586

$33

4

$181

5

$212

6+

$243

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

Resource limit for households with a disqualified or sanctioned member with income limit of 130% FPIG

$2250

 

Effective: October 1, 2019

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$167

$594

$308

$58

$152

Actual cost

$569

$33

4

$178

5

$209

6+

$240

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

Resource limit for households with a disqualified or sanctioned member with income limit of 130% FPIG

$2250

Effective: October 1, 2018

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$164

$588

$308

$57

$143

Actual cost

$552

$33

4

$174

5

$204

6+

$234

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

Resource limit for households with a disqualified or sanctioned member with income limit of 130% FPIG

$2250

Effective: October 1, 2017

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$160

$580

$299

$56

$143

Actual cost

$535

$33

4

$170

5

$199

6+

$228

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

Resource limit for households with a disqualified or sanctioned member with income limit of 130% FPIG

$2250

Effective: October 1, 2016

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$157

$570

$296

$55

$143

Actual cost

$517

$33

4

$168

5

$197

6+

$226

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

Resource limit for households with a disqualified or sanctioned member with income limit of 130% FPIG

$2250

 

Effective: October 1, 2015

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$155

$570

$296

$55

$143

Actual cost

$504

$33

4

$168

5

$197

6+

$226

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

Resource limit for households with a disqualified or sanctioned member with income limit of 130% FPIG

$2250

 

Effective: October 1, 2014

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$155

$557

$289

$55

$143

Actual cost

$490

$33

4

$165

5

$193

6+

$221

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

Resource limit for households with a disqualified or sanctioned member with income limit of 130% FPIG

$2250

 

 

Effective October 1, 2013

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Standard
7 CFR § 273.9(d)

Standard Utility Allowance (SUA)
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(6)

Dependent Care
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(4)

Excess Shelter
7 CFR 273.9(d)(3)

Phone

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

Homeless

1–3

$152

$536

$278

$55

$143

Actual cost

$478

$33

4

$163

5

$191

6+

$219

Earned Income
7 CFR § (273.9(d)(2)

20%

Excess Medical
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(3)

>$35

Child Support
7 CFR § 273.9(d)(5)

The amount of the deduction is the amount paid using the 4.0 conversion, not to exceed the amount of the court ordered support. However, if the payment includes arrearages, the deduction is the current month’s payment, not to exceed the monthly obligation, plus the amount paid toward the arrearage.

 

Standard Deduction

Standard Utility Allowance
55 Pa. Code § 501.7(a)(2)

Heating

Non-heating

Limited

10/12 (1–3 persons)

$147

$536

$278

$54

10/12 (4 persons)

$155

10/12 (5 persons)

$181

10/12 (6+ persons)

$208

10/10 (1–3 persons)

$142

$524

$276

$52

10/10 (4 persons)

$153

10/10 (5 persons)

$179

10/10 (6+ persons)

$205

10/09 (1–3 persons)

$141

$524

$276

$52

10/09 (4 persons)

$153

10/09 (5 persons)

$179

10/09 (6+ persons)

$205

10/08 (1-3 persons)

$144

$491

$258

$51

10/08 (4 persons)

$147

10/08 (5 persons)

$172

10/08 (6+ persons)

$197

10/07 (1-3 persons)

$134

$466

$248

$49

10/07 (4 persons)

$167

10/07 (5 persons)

$172

10/07 (6+ persons)

$191

10/06 (1–3 persons)

$134

$452

$242

$48

10/06 (4 persons)

$139

10/06 (5 persons)

$162

10/06 (6+ persons)

$186

10/05 (1–4 persons)

$134

$397

$211

$47

10/05 (5 persons)

$157

10/05 (6+ persons)

$179

10/04 (1–4 persons)

$134

$374

$201

$46

10/04 (5 persons)

$153

10/05 (6+ persons)

$175

Earned Income
Deduction

Telephone Standard Allowance
55 Pa. Code § 501.7(a)(3)

 

10/12

$33

10/08

$32

10/07

$31

10/06

$30

10/04

$29

10/03

$28

10/01

$26

10/00

$24

10/94

$23

10/90

$20

5/86

20%

10/89

$19

11/81

18%

10/85

$11

Excess Medical Deduction

The cost of any allowable expenses over $35 monthly.

Homeless Shelter Deduction
55 Pa. Code § 501.7(a)(4)

10/95

$143

10/94

$139

10/93

$137

10/92

$132

2/92

$128

Shelter Deduction

Dependent Care Deduction
CFR  § 273.9(d)(4)

10/08

$446

10/08—Cap removed from dependent care deduction allows what the household actually pays.

10/07

$431

10/06

$417

10/05

$400

10/04

$388

10/03

$378

10/02

$367

10/01

$354

10/00

$300

10/98

$275

10/97

$250

10/95

$247

10/94

$231

9/94

$200 per dependent under age two

$175 per dependent age two and over

10/93

$207

 

10/92

$200

10/91

$194

10/90

$186

10/89

$177

10/89

$160 per dependent

10/88

$170

10/88

$160 per dependent

10/87

$164*

 

$152**

10/86

$149

12/86

$160 per household

5/86

$147

10/86

$160 per household ($149 per elderly/disabled household)

10/85

$139

10/85

$139

10/84

$134

10/84

$134

*For any household recertified after 10/87
**For any household until it was recertified

Reissued March 3, 2022, replacing January 27, 2022