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Pension

Survivors Pension Rate Tables - Effective 12/1/12

 

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Improved Death Pension Rate Table 
Surviving Spouse/Child(ren) - Alone or With the Other


Date of Cost-of-Living Increase: 12-01-2012
Increase Factor: 1.7%
Standard Medicare Deduction: $104.90


Maximum Annual Pension Rate (MAPR) Category Amount
MAPR Without Dependent Child $8,359
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR or $ 417
MAPR With One Dependent Child $10,942
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR or $ 547
Housebound Without Dependents $10,217
Housebound With One Dependent $12,796
A&A Without Dependents $13,362
A&A Without Dependents (SAW Veteran's Surviving Spouse) $13,904
A&A With One Dependent $15,940
A&A With One Dependent (SAW Veteran's Surviving Spouse) $16,424
SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation $8,359
Add for Each Additional Child $2,129
MAPR FOR CHILD ALONE $2,129
Child Earned Income Exclusion effective 1/1/2000 $7,200
(38 CFR §3.272(j)(1)) effective 1/1/2001 $7,450
  effective 1/1/2002 $7,700
  effective 1/1/2003 $7,800
  effective 1/1/2004 $7,950
  effective 1/1/2005 $8,200
  effective 1/1/2006 $8,450
  effective 1/1/2007 $8,750
  effective 1/1/2008 $8,950
  effective 1/1/2009 $9,350
  effective 1/1/2012 $9,750
  effective 1/1/2013 $10,000

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