• Part of two-part SSI eligibility test. 

  • Countable income and resources must be within SSI program limits. 

  • Other income, after subtracting income exclusions, gets subtracted from SSI base rate (i.e., federal benefit rate plus optional state supplement). 

  • SSI requires countable resource of no more than $2,000. 

  • For children under age 18, a part of the parent(s)’ income and resource may be counted to determine SSI eligibility and payment amount. 

  • At age 18, the SSI program no longer counts any part of the parent(s)’ income and resources. 

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