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Veterans Pension Rate Table – Effective 12/1/06

 

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Veterans Pension Rate Table 
Veteran - Alone & With Dependents


Date of Cost-of-Living Increase: 12-01-2006
Increase Factor: 3.3%
Standard Medicare Deduction: $93.50


Maximum Annual Pension Rate (MAPR) Category

Amount

If you are a veteran... Your yearly income must be less than...
Without Spouse or Child $10,929
  To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR,  or,  $546
With One Dependent $14,313
  To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR,  or,  $715
Housebound Without Dependents $13,356
Housebound With One Dependent $16,740
A&A Without Dependents $18,234
A&A With One Dependent $21,615
Two Vets Married to Each Other $14,313
Add for Early War Veteran (Mexican Border Period or WW1) to any category above $2,480
Add for Each Additional Child to any category above $1,866
Child Earned Income Exclusion effective: 01-01-2000 $7,200
(38 CFR §3.272 (j)(1))
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01-01-2001 $7,450
  01-01-2002 $7,700
  01-01-2003 $7,800
  01-01-2004 $7,950
  01-01-2005 $8,200
  01-01-2006 $8,450
  01-01-2007 $8,750

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