Income Guidelines for 3SquaresVT (Oct 2014)

Eligibility: You may be eligible for 3SquaresVT if your gross household income is equal to or less than 185% of the federal poverty level based on household size—regardless of the resources you own.

Monthly Payment: To get a monthly payment, your net household income (gross income minus allowable deductions) must be less than 100% of federal poverty level based on household size.



Household Size
Maximum Gross Monthly Income*
(185% of federal poverty level)
Maximum Net Monthly Income **
(100% of federal poverty level)
1 $1,801 $973
2 $2,496 $1,311
3 $3,053 $1,650
4 $3,678 $1,988
5 $4,304 $2,326
6 $4,931 $2,665
7 $5,556 $3,003
8 $6,181 $3,341
9 $6,809 $3,680
10 $7,437 $4,019
Each additional
member add
+$628 +$339

 


Allowable Deductions

Allowable deductions include:

  • A standard deduction based on household size;
  • An earned income deduction (20% of earned income);
  • The cost of child/dependent care;
  • Court-ordered child support paid to another household;
  • Shelter expenses (up to a maximum amount); and
  • Some medical expenses for household members age 60+ or with a disability.