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Protected Pensions Rate Tables – Effective 12/1/03

 

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Section 306 Disability Pension - Veteran without Dependents
2.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2003

Veteran Status Condition Income Limit
Veteran ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2003 is $11,256 or less
Special A/A Allowance When Income Exceeds $11,256 The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2003 is $11,756 or less
38 CFR 3.552 Rates (Hospital Reduction) for Special A/A Allowance The rate entitled to (see 38 CFR 3.552 Rate Chart on page VI (1978) -1) on December 31, 1978, will be paid if the veteran is hospitalized on January 1, 2003, or later and the veteran's IVAP for 2003 is $11,756 or less

Section 306 Disability Pension Spouse Income Exclusion Under 38 CFR 3.262(b)(2)
Effective 12/1/03 = $3,591

Section 306 Disability Pension - Veteran with Dependents 
2.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2003

Veteran Status Condition Income Limit
Veteran with Dependents The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the IVAP for 2003 is $15,129 or less
Special A/A Allowance When Income Exceeds $15,129 The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the veteran's IVAP for 2003 is $15,629 or less
38 CFR 3.552 Rates (Hospital Reduction) for Special A/A Allowance The rate entitled to (see 38 CFR 3.552 Rate Chart on page VI (1978) -2) on December 31, 1978, will be paid if the veteran is hospitalized on January 1, 2003, or later and the veteran's IVAP for 2003 is $15,629 or less

Section 306 Death Pension
2.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2003

Dependent Status Condition Income Limit
Surviving Spouse ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the surviving spouse's IVAP for 2003 is $11,256 or less
Surviving Spouse AND Child(ren) The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the surviving spouse's IVAP for 2003 is $15,129 or less
Child(ren) ONLY The rate entitled to on December 31, 1978, may be continued if the child's IVAP for 2003 is $9,201 or less

Section 306 Death Pension SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation
Effective 12/01/03 = $6,634


Old Law Disability Pension
2.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2003

Veteran's Dependent Status Income Limits
Unmarried Veterans $9,853
Veteran and Spouse or Minor Child (no spouse) $14,205

Veteran's Entitlement Rates Payable
Basic Rates $66.15
10 Years or Age 65 $78.75
If Entitled to A/A $135.45
If Entitled to HB $100.00

Old Law Death Pension
2.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2003

Beneficiary Income Limit
Surviving Spouse Only or Each Child (No Surviving Spouse) $9,853
Surviving Spouse (With Child or Children) $14,205

Old Law Death Pension SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation = $6,634
2.1% Cost-of-Living Increase Effective 12/01/2003