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Compensation

Special Monthly Compensation - Effective 12/1/08

 

Go to our How to Read Compensation Benefits Rate Tables to learn how to use the table.

SMC Rate Payment variation
K $96 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 $3,327 $3,499 $3,671 $3,923 $4,176
Veteran with Spouse $3,477 $3,649 $3,821 $4,073 $4,326
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $3,597 $3,769 $3,941 $4,193 $4,446
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $3,717 $3,889 $4,061 $4,313 $4,566
Veteran with One Parent $3,447 $3,619 $3,791 $4,043 $4,296
Veteran with Two Parents $3,567 $3,739 $3,911 $4,163 $4,416
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $136 $136 $136 $136 $136
 

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

Dependent Status N 1/2 O/P R.1 R.2 S
Veteran Alone $4,421 $4,667 $6,669 $7,650 $2,993
Veteran with Spouse $4,571 $4,817 $6,819 $7,800 $3,143
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $4,691 $4,937 $6,939 $7,920 $3,263
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $4,811 $5,057 $7,059 $8,040 $3,383
Veteran with One Parent $4,541 $4,787 $6,789 $7,770 $3,113
Veteran with Two Parents $4,661 $4,907 $6,909 $7,890 $3,233
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $136 $136 $136 $136 $136

With Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent Status L L 1/2 M M 1/2 N
Veteran with Spouse and One Child $3,586 $3,758 $3,930 $4,182 $4,435
Veteran with One Child $3,428 $3,600 $3,772 $4,024 $4,277
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $3,706 $3,878 $4,050 $4,302 $4,555
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $3,826 $3,998 $4,170 $4,422 $4,675
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $3,548 $3,720 $3,892 $4,144 $4,397
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $3,668 $3,840 $4,012 $4,264 $4,517
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote  $75 $75 $75 $75 $75
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $240 $240 $240 $240 $240
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $136 $136 $136 $136 $136
 

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 $4,680 $4,926 $6,928 $7,909 $3,252
Veteran with One Child $4,522 $4,768 $6,770 $7,751 $3,094
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $4,800 $5,046 $7,048 $8,029 $3,372 
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $4,920 $5,166 $7,168 $8,149 $3,492
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $4,642 $4,888 $6,890 $7,871 $3,214
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $4,762 $5,008 $7,010 $7,991 $3,334
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote  $75 $75 $75 $75 $75
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $240 $240 $240 $240 $240
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $136 $136 $136 $136 $136

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, $ 1,513 , and add the rate for one school child, $168. The total amount payable is $1,681.

  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 $95, additional for A/A spouse, to the rate for a 70% veteran with dependency code 12, $1,461. The total amount payable is $ 1,556. 

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