TANF EBT Card Transaction Monitoring

EBT transactions are monitored to determine if there is any restricted use of EBT cards at restricted locations as defined by law, which includes liquor stores, adult cabarets, gaming/gambling establishments, and tobacco stores (in the state of Tennessee). Transactions are suspected until the violation has been upheld either through client agreement or administrative hearing.


Less than 1% (actual of .138) of TANF transactions have taken place at a suspected restricted location.


Less than 1% (average of .397) of total TANF recipients have used their EBT card at a suspected location.


Less than 1% (average of .549) of the total Store locations were suspected to be restricted locations.