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Compensation

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


SMC Rate Payment variation
K $100 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 $3,504 $3,685 $3,867 $4,133 $4,399
Veteran with Spouse $3,661 $3,842 $4,024 $4,290 $4,556
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $3,787 $3,968 $4,150 $4,416 $4,682
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $3,913 $4,094 $4,276 $4,542 $4,808
Veteran with One Parent $3,630 $3,811 $3,993 $4,259 $4,525
Veteran with Two Parents $3,756 $3,937 $4,119 $4,385 $4,651
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $144 $144 $144 $144 $144

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

Dependent Status N 1/2 O/P R.1 R.2 S
Veteran Alone $4,658 $4,917 $7,026 $8,059 $3,152
Veteran with Spouse $4,815 $5,074 $7,183 $8,216 $3,309
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $4,941 $5,200 $7,309 $8,342 $3,435
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $5,067 $5,326 $7,435 $8,468 $3,561
Veteran with One Parent $4,784 $5,043 $7,152 $8,185 $3,278
Veteran with Two Parents $4,910 $5,169 $7,278 $8,311 $3,404
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $144 $144 $144 $144 $144

With Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent Status L L 1/2 M M 1/2 N
Veteran with Spouse and One Child $3,776 $3,957 $4,139 $4,405 $4,671
Veteran with One Child $3,609 $3,790 $3,972 $4,238 $4,504
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $3,902 $4,083 $4,265 $4,531 $4,797
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $4,028 $4,209 $4,391 $4,657 $4,923
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $3,735 $3,916 $4,098 $4,364 $4,630
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $3,861 $4,042 $4,224 $4,490 $4,756
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote $78 $78 $78 $78 $78
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $252 $252 $252 $252 $252
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $144 $144 $144 $144 $144

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 $4,930 $5,189 $7,298 $8,331 $3,424
Veteran with One Child $4,763 $5,022 $7,131 $8,164 $3,257
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $5,056 $5,315 $7,424 $8,457 $3,550 
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $5,182 $5,441 $7,550 $8,583 $3,676
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $4,889 $5,148 $7,257 $8,290 $3,383
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $5,015 $5,274 $7,383 $8,416 $3,509
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote $78 $78 $78 $78 $78
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $252 $252 $252 $252 $252
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $144 $144 $144 $144 $144

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, $ 1,591 , and add the rate for one school child, $176. The total amount payable is $1,767.
  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 $101, additional for A/A spouse, to the rate for a 70% veteran with dependency code 12, $1,537. The total amount payable is $ 1,638.

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