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Compensation

Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) Rate Table - Effective 12/1/11


SMC Rate Payment variation
K $99 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 $3,446 $3,624 $3,803 $4,064 $4,326
Veteran with Spouse $3,601 $3,779 $3,958 $4,219 $4,481
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $3,725 $3,903 $4,082 $4,343 $4,605
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $3,849 $4,027 $4,206 $4,467 $4,729
Veteran with One Parent $3,570 $3,748 $3,927 $4,188 $4,450
Veteran with Two Parents $3,694 $3,872 $4,051 $4,312 $4,574
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $141 $141 $141 $141 $141

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

Dependent Status N 1/2 O/P R.1 R.2 S
Veteran Alone $4,580 $4,835 $6,909 $7,925 $3,100
Veteran with Spouse $4,735 $4,990 $7,064 $8,080 $3,255
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $4,859 $5,114 $7,188 $8,204 $3,379
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $4,983 $5,238 $7,312 $8,328 $3,503
Veteran with One Parent $4,704 $4,959 $7,033 $8,049 $3,224
Veteran with Two Parents $4,828 $5,083 $7,157 $8,173 $3,348
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $141 $141 $141 $141 $141

With Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent Status L L 1/2 M M 1/2 N
Veteran with Spouse and One Child $3,714 $3,894 $4,071 $4,332 $4,594
Veteran with One Child $3,550 $3,728 $3,907 $4,168 $4,430
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $3,838 $4,016 $4,195 $4,456 $4,718
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $3,962 $4,140 $4,319 $4,580 $4,842
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $3,674 $3,852 $4,031 $4,292 $4,554
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $3,798 $3,976 $4,155 $4,416 $4,678
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote $77 $77 $77 $77 $77
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $248 $248 $248 $248 $248
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $141 $141 $141 $141 $141

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 $4,848 $5,103 $7,177 $8,193 $3,368
Veteran with One Child $4,684 $4,939 $7,013 $8,029 $3,204
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $4,972 $5,227 $7,301 $8,317 $3,492 
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $5,096 $5,351 $7,425 $8,441 $3,616
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $4,808 $5,063 $7,137 $8,153 $3,328
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $4,932 $5,187 $7,261 $8,277 $3,452
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote $77 $77 $77 $77 $77
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $248 $248 $248 $248 $248
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $141 $141 $141 $141 $141

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, $ 1,565 , and add the rate for one school child, $173. The total amount payable is $1,738.
  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 $99, additional for A/A spouse, to the rate for a 70% veteran with dependency code 12, $1,512. The total amount payable is $ 1,611.

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