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Compensation

Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) Rate Table - Effective 12/1/02

SMC Rate Payment variation
K $81 Usually added to other rate or paid as the rate when percentage is zero.
Q $67 Paid in place of a rate.

Without Children With Children
SMC-L through SMC-N SMC-L through SMC-N
SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S


Without Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent Status L L 1/2 M M 1/2 N
Veteran Alone $2,728 $2,869 $3,010 $3,217 $3,425
Veteran with Spouse $2,853 $2,994 $3,135 $3,342 $3,550
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $2,954 $3,095 $3,236 $3,443 $3,651
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $3,055 $3,196 $3,377 $3,518 $3,725
Veteran with One Parent $2,829 $2,970 $3,111 $3,318 $3,526
Veteran with Two Parents $2,930 $3,071 $3,212 $3,419 $3,627
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $112 $112 $112 $112 $112
 

Without Children, SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

Dependent Status N 1/2 O/P R.1 R.2 S
Veteran Alone $3,626 $3,827 $5,470  $6,273 $2,455
Veteran with Spouse $3,751 $3,952 $5,595 $6,398  $2,580
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $3,852 $4,053 $5,696 $6,499 $2,681
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $3,953 $4,154 $5,797 $6,600 $2,782
Veteran with One Parent $3,727 $3,928 $5,571 $6,374 $2,556
Veteran with Two Parents $3,828 $4,029 $5,672 $6,475 $2,657
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $112 $112 $112 $112 $112
 

With Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent Status L L 1/2 M M 1/2 N
Veteran with Spouse and One Child $2,943 $3,084 $3,225 $3,432 $3,640
Veteran with One Child $2,813 $2,954 $3,095 $3,302 $3,510
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $3,044 $3,185 $3,326 $3,533 $3,741
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $3,145 $3,286 $3,427 $3,634 $3,842
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $2,914 $3,055 $3,196 $3,403 $3,611
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $3,015 $3,156 $3,297 $3,504 $3,712
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote (c) $64 $64 $64 $64 $64
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $198 $198 $198 $198 $198
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $112 $112 $112 $112 $112
 

With Children, SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

Dependent Status N 1/2 O/P R.1 R.2 S
Veteran with Spouse and One Child $3,841 $4,042 $5,685 $6,488 $2,670
Veteran with One Child $3,711 $3,912 $5,555 $6,358 $2,540 
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $3,942 $4,143 $5,786 $6,589 $2,771 
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $4,043 $4,244 $5,887 $6,690 $2,872
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $3,812 $4,013 $5,656 $6,459 $2,641
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $3,913 $4,114 $5,757 $6,560 $2,742
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote (c) $64 $64 $64 $64 $64
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $198 $198 $198 $198 $198
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $112 $112 $112 $112 $112

Footnotes

  1. Rates for each school child are shown separately. They are not included with any other compensation rates. All other entries on this chart reflecting a rate for children show the rate payable for children under 18 or helpless. To find the amount payable to a 70% disabled veteran with a spouse and four children, one of whom is over 18 and attending school, take the 70% rate for a veteran with a spouse and 3 children, $ 1,246 , and add the rate for one school child, $138. The total amount payable is $1,384.
  2. Where the veteran has a spouse who is determined to require A/A, add the figure shown as "additional for A/A spouse" to the amount shown for the proper dependency code. For example, veteran has A/A spouse and 2 minor children and is 70% disabled. Add $78, additional for A/A spouse, to the rate for a 70% veteran with dependency code 12, $1,202. The total amount payable is $ 1,280.
  3. Rates are shown for one child. Add this amount for any additional under 18 or helpless child.

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