SNAP: Verification of Self Employment Income

Bill applies for SNAP benefits in September. During the income portion of the interview, Bill states that he is self-employed as a home painter. He did file his taxes last year and brought copies of his Form 1040 and Schedule C from the prior year. He says that his income has significantly decreased from last year due to less demand for home construction in the area. What verification would you use to calculate Bill’s income?
Sheila applies for SNAP benefits in October. During the income portion of the interview, Sheila states that she considers herself to be self-employed and has her own jewelry business. She began making and selling jewelry in the month of June. Earlier in the year she was self-employed at a local Nail Salon but is no longer employed there as of August. She has submitted a month by month log of self-employment income and expenses for each job. What verification would you use to calculate Sheila’s income?
Reed and Rebecca have been shareholders in an S-Corporation for the past three years. They are not the sole owners, They applied for SNAP benefits and have provided the K-1 form for the S-Corporation and their own personal tax forms for the past year filing. What verification would you use to calculate Reed and Rebecca’s income?
Eric is the sole owner of an S-Corporation. He applies for SNAP benefits in August. He stated in the income portion of the interview that he pays himself a salary from the business. He provided a copy of his complete tax form and copies of his pay stubs. What verification would you use to calculate Eric’s income?

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