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340:10-12-1. Social Security Number (SSN)

Revised 5-1-04

     Federal regulations require a SSN or application for a SSN for each individual determined eligible for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).  The individual's needs are included in the TANF benefit with a 25% penalty reduction of the payment standard until a SSN is applied for or provided for that individual(s).  The 25% penalty is removed effective the date the SSN is applied for or provided.    • 1

  1. Refer to OAC 340:65-3-1(e)(1) and OAC 340:10-3-57(h).

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