DTA needs certain information about your expenses to calculate the amount of your SNAP. These are optional verifications.
If you do not provide information or required proofs for the expenses, DTA cannot deny your benefits – but the SNAP amount will be calculated without these deductions. 106 C.M.R. § 364.450(B).
Optional proofs include shelter costs, child or adult dependent care costs, medical costs, child support paid, and business expenses. See: