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Pension

Protected Pensions Rate Tables – Effective 12/1/18

 

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Section 306 Disability | Section 306 Death Old Law Disability | Old Law Death.

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Old Law Disability Pension Old Law Death Pension

 


 

Section 306 Disability Pension - Veteran without Dependents 
 2.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2018

Veteran StatusConditionIncome Limit
Veteran ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2018 is $15,394 or less
Special A/A Allowance When Income Exceeds $15,394 The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2018 is $15,948 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, 2018, or later and the veteran's IVAP for 2018 is $15,948 or less

 

Section 306 Disability Pension Spouse Income Exclusion Under 38 CFR 3.262(b)(2) 
Effective 12/1/18 = $4,916

Section 306 Disability Pension - Veteran with Dependents 
 2.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2018

Veteran StatusConditionIncome Limit
Veteran with Dependents The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the IVAP for 2018 is $20,692 or less
Special A/A Allowance When Income Exceeds $20,732 The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2018 is $21,245 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, 2018, or later and the veteran's IVAP for 2018 is $21,245 or less

 

Section 306 Death Pension
2.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2018

Dependent StatusConditionIncome Limit
Surviving Spouse ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the surviving spouse's IVAP for 2018 is $15,394 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 2018 is $20,692
or less
Child(ren) ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the child's IVAP for 2018 is $12,587 or less

 

Section 306 Death Pension SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation
Effective 12/01/18 = $9,078

 


 

Old Law Disability Pension 
 2.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2018

Veteran's Dependent StatusIncome Limits
Unmarried Veterans $13,480
Veteran and Spouse or Minor Child (no spouse) $19,429

 

Veteran's EntitlementRates 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 
2.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2018

BeneficiaryIncome Limit
Surviving Spouse Only or Each Child (No Surviving Spouse) $13,480
Surviving Spouse (With Child or Children) $19,429

 

Old Law Death Pension SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation = $9,078
2.8% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2018