TN 5 (03-12)
SI 00604.079 Burial Funds: Question 48
A. When and how to complete question 48
Whether or not alleged countable resources exceed the statutory resource limit, complete 48(a) for all claimants. When the claimant answers (a) "YES", complete (b). When interest earned or appreciation in value will not remain in the burial fund, complete item (c)
NOTE: Do not confuse the burial fund exclusion with the burial space exclusion explained in SI 01130.400 and covered in question 49.
Explain the effects on Supplemental Security Income benefits if the claimant uses excluded burial funds for some other purpose.