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Protected Pensions Rate Tables – Effective 12/1/05

 

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Section 306 Disability Pension - Veteran without Dependents 
4.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2005

Veteran Status Condition Income Limit
Veteran ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2005 is $12,034 or less
Special A/A Allowance When Income Exceeds $12,034 The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2005 is $12,534 or less
38 CFR 3.552 Rates (Hospital Reduction) for Special A/A Allowance The rate entitled to (see 38 CFR 3.552 Rate Chart on page VI (1978) -1) on December 31, 1978, will be paid if the veteran is hospitalized on January 1, 2005, or later and the veteran's IVAP for 2005 is $12,534 or less

Section 306 Disability Pension Spouse Income Exclusion Under 38 CFR 3.262(b)(2)
Effective 12/1/05 = $3,840

Section 306 Disability Pension - Veteran with Dependents
4.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2005

Veteran Status Condition Income Limit
Veteran with Dependents The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the IVAP for 2005 is $16,176 or less
Special A/A Allowance When Income Exceeds $16,176 The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2005 is $16,676 or less
38 CFR 3.552 Rates (Hospital Reduction) for Special A/A Allowance The rate entitled to (see 38 CFR 3.552 Rate Chart on page VI (1978) -2) on December 31, 1978, will be paid if the veteran is hospitalized on January 1, 2005, or later and the veteran's IVAP for 2005 is $16,676 or less

Section 306 Death Pension
4.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2005

Dependent Status Condition Income Limit
Surviving Spouse ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the surviving spouse's IVAP for 2005 is $12,034 or less
Surviving Spouse AND Child(ren) The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the surviving spouse's IVAP for 2005 is $16,176 or less
Child(ren) ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the child's IVAP for 2005 is $9,838 or less

Section 306 Death Pension SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation
Effective 12/01/05 = $7,094




Old Law Disability Pension
4.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2005

Veteran's Dependent Status Income Limits
Unmarried Veterans $10,535
Veteran and Spouse or Minor Child (no spouse) $15,188

Veteran's Entitlement Rates Payable
Basic Rates $66.15
10 Years or Age 65 $78.75
If Entitled to A/A $135.45
If Entitled to HB $100.00

Old Law Death Pension
4.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2005

Beneficiary Income Limit
Surviving Spouse Only or Each Child (No Surviving Spouse) $10,535
Surviving Spouse (With Child or Children) $15,188

Old Law Death Pension SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation = $7,094
4.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2005