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Pension

Parents Dependency and Indemnity Compensation – Effective 12/1/16

 

Go to our How to Read Parents DIC Rate Tables to find out how to use these rate tables

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Chart 1: Sole Surviving Parent Unremarried or Remarried Living with Spouse
Chart 2: One of Two Parents Not Living with Spouse
Chart 3: One of Two Parents Living with Spouse or Other Parent

 


Chart 1

Sole Surviving Parent Unremarried or Remarried Living with Spouse  

Income Not OverMonthly RateEach $1 Decrement
$800 $622 None
900 614 .08
1,000 606 .08
1,100 598 .08
1,200 590 .08
1,300 582 .08
1,400 574 .08
1,500 566 .08
1,600 558 .08
1,700 550 .08
1,800 542 .08
1,900 534 .08
2,000 526 .08
2,100 518 .08
2,200 510 .08
2,300 502 .08
2,400 494 .08
2,500 486 .08
2,600 478 .08
2,700 470 .08
2,800 462 .08
2,900 454 .08
3,000 446 .08
3,100 438 .08
3,200 430 .08
3,300 422 .08
3,400 414 .08
3,500 406 .08
3,600 398 .08
3,700 390 .08
3,800 382 .08
3,900 374 .08
4,000 366 .08
4,100 358 .08
4,200 350 .08
4,300 342 .08
4,400 334 .08
4,500 326 .08
4,600 318 .08
4,700 310 .08
4,800 302 .08
4,900 294 .08
5,000 286 .08
5,100 278 .08
5,200 270 .08
5,300 262 .08
5,400 254 .08
5,500 246 .08
5,600 238 .08
5,700 230 .08
5,800 222 .08
5,900 214 .08
6,000 206 .08
6,100 198 .08
6,200 190 .08
6,300 182 .08
6,400 174 .08
6,500 166 .08
6,600 158 .08
6,700 150 .08
6,800 142 .08
6,900 134 .08
7,000 126 .08
7,100 118 .08
7,200 110 .08
7,300 102 .08
7,400 94 .08
7,500 86 .08
7,600 78 .08
7,700 70 .08
7,800 62 .08
7,900 54 .08
8,000 46 .08
8,100 38 .08
8,200 30 .08
8,300 22 .08
8,400 14 .08
8,500 6 .08
8,512 5.04 .04
8,513 to ** 5 None

If entitled to Aid & Attendance allowance add $337 to the monthly rate.

**If living with spouse: $ 19,733

**If not living with spouse: $ 14,680


Chart 2

One of Two Parents Not Living with Spouse

    

Income Not OverMonthly RateEach $1 Decrement
$800 $450 None
900 444 .06
1,000 437 .07
1,100 430 .07
1,200 422 .08
1,300 414 .08
1,400 406 .08
1,500 398 .08
1,600 390 .08
1,700 382 .08
1,800 374 .08
1,900 366 .08
2,000 358 .08
2,100 350 .08
2,200 342 .08
2,300 334 .08
2,400 326 .08
2,500 318 .08
2,600 310 .08
2,700 302 .08
2,800 294 .08
2,900 286 .08
3,000 278 .08
3,100 270 .08
3,200 262 .08
3,300 254 .08
3,400 246 .08
3,500 238 .08
3,600 230 .08
3,700 222 .08
3,800 214 .08
3,900 206 .08
4,000 198 .08
4,100 190 .08
4,200 182 .08
4,300 174 .08
4,400 166 .08
4,500 158 .08
4,600 150 .08
4,700 142 .08
4,800 134 .08
4,900 126 .08
5,000 118 .08
5,100 110 .08
5,200 102 .08
5,300 94 .08
5,400 86 .08
5,500 78 .08
5,600 70 .08
5,700 62 .08
5,800 54 .08
5,900 46 .08
6,000 38 .08
6,100 30 .08
6,200 22 .08
6,300 14 .08
6,400 6 .08
6,412 5.04 .04
6,413 to 14,680 5 None

 

If entitled to Aid & Attendance allowance add $337 to the monthly rate.


Chart 3

One of Two Parents Living with Spouse or Other Parent

  

Income Not OverMonthly RateEach $1 Decrement
$1,000 $423 None
1,100 420 .03
1,200 417 .03
1,300 414 .03
1,400 411 .03
1,500 408 .03
1,600 404 .04
1,700 400 .04
1,800 396 .04
1,900 392 .04
2,000 387 .05
2,100 382 .05
2,200 377 .05
2,300 372 .05
2,400 367 .05
2,500 361 .06
2,600 355 .06
2,700 349 .06
2,800 343 .06
2,900 337 .06
3,000 330 .07
3,100 323 .07
3,200 316 .07
3,300 308 .08
3,400 300 .08
3,500 292 .08
3,600 284 .08
3,700 276 .08
3,800 268 .08
3,900 259 .08
4,000 252 .08
4,100 244 .08
4,200 236 .08
4,300 228 .08
4,400 220 .08
4,500 212 .08
4,600 204 .08
4,700 196 .08
4,800 188 .08
4,900 180 .08
5,000 172 .08
5,100 164 .08
5,200 156 .08
5,300 148 .08
5,400 140 .08
5,500 132 .08
5,600 124 .08
5,700 116 .08
5,800 108 .08
5,900 100 .08
6,000 92 .08
6,100 84 .08
6,200 76 .08
6,300 68 .08
6,400 60 .08
6,500 52 .08
6,600 44 .08
6,700 36 .08
6,800 28 .08
6,900 20 .08
7,000 12 .08
7,087 5.04 .04
7,088 to 19,733 5 None

 

If entitled to Aid & Attendance allowance add $337 to the monthly rate.