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What if a stepparent, parent or grandparent refuses to give income information?


DTA made a number of changes and suspended a number of rules during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Guide notes in red when a rule was suspended during the pandemic.

Produced by Deborah Harris and Betsy Gwin, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Reviewed December 2022

If DTA cannot determine your eligibility because you cannot provide information from a stepparent, parent, or grandparent, your family is not eligible. 106 C.M.R. §§ 704.235, 704.236, 704.315.

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