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Pension

Survivors Pension Rate Tables - Effective 12/1/11

 

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Survivors Pension Rate Table 
Surviving Spouse/Child(ren) - Alone or With the Other


Date of Cost-of-Living Increase: 12-01-2009
Increase Factor: 5.8
Standard Medicare Deduction: $96.40

Maximum Annual Pension Rate (MAPR) Category Amount
   
MAPR Without Dependent Child $8,219
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR or $ 410
   
MAPR With One Dependent Child $10,759
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR or $ 537
   
Housebound Without Dependents $10,046
   
Housebound With One Dependent $12,582
   
A&A Without Dependents $13,138
   
A&A Without Dependents (SAW Veteran's Surviving Spouse) $13,671
   
A&A With One Dependent $15,673
   
A&A With One Dependent (SAW Veteran's Surviving Spouse) $16,149
   
SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation $8,219
   
Add for Each Additional Child $2,093
   
MAPR FOR CHILD ALONE $2,093
   
Child Earned Income Exclusion (38 CFR §3.272(j)(1)) effective 1/1/2000 $7,200
effective 1/1/2001 $7,450
effective 1/1/2002 $7,700
effective 1/1/2003 $7,800
effective 1/1/2004 $7,950
effective 1/1/2005 $8,200
effective 1/1/2006 $8,450
effective 1/1/2007 $8,750
effective 1/1/2008 $8,950
effective 1/1/2009 $9,350
effective 1/1/2012 $9,750