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Protected Pensions Rate Tables – Effective 12/1/08

 

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Section 306 Disability Pension - Veteran without Dependents
5.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2008

Veteran Status Condition Income Limit
Veteran ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2008 is $13,456 or less
Special A/A Allowance When Income Exceeds $13,456 The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2008 is $13,956 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, 2007, or later and the veteran's IVAP for 2008 is $13,956 or less

Section 306 Disability Pension Spouse Income Exclusion Under 38 CFR 3.262(b)(2)
Effective 12/1/08= $4,295

Section 306 Disability Pension - Veteran with Dependents
5.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2008

Veteran Status Condition Income Limit
Veteran with Dependents The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the IVAP for 2008 is $18,087 or less
Special A/A Allowance When Income Exceeds $18,087 The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2008 is $18,587 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, 2007, or later and the veteran's IVAP for 2008 is $18,587 or less

Section 306 Death Pension
5.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2008

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 2008 is $13,456 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 2008 is $18,087 or less
Child(ren) ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the child's IVAP for 2008 is $11,001 or less

Section 306 Death Pension SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation
Effective 12/01/08 = $7,933




Old Law Disability Pension
5.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2008

Veteran's Dependent Status Income Limits
Unmarried Veterans $11,780
Veteran and Spouse or Minor Child (no spouse) $16,982

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
5.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2008

Beneficiary Income Limit
Surviving Spouse Only or Each Child (No Surviving Spouse) $11,780
Surviving Spouse (With Child or Children) $16,982

Old Law Death Pension SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation = $7,933
5.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2008