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Financial Eligibility

Produced by Deborah Harris, Ruth Bourquin, Patricia Baker Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Reviewed December 2010
Produced by Deborah Harris, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Reviewed December 2017

You must be financially eligible to get TAFDC benefits. To be financially eligible, your countable income and assets must be within TAFDC eligibility limits. If you are within TAFDC eligibility limits, the amount of your grant is figured by comparing your countable income, after any allowable deductions, with the payment standard for your family size. These rules are discussed in more detail in this Part.

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