HomeVeterans Guide to VA BenefitsAppendix IV - VA Pension Tables2017 Pension Table

1. 2017 Pension Table

Veterans Pension Rate Table Effective 12/1/16

Veterans Pension Rate Table

Veteran - Alone & With Dependents
Date of Cost-of-Living Increase: 12-01-2016
Increase Factor: .3%
Standard Medicare Deduction: Actual amount will be determined by SSA based on individual income.
Maximum Annual Pension Rate (MAPR) Category Amount

If you are a veteran... Your yearly income must be less than...
Without Spouse or Child $12,907
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR, or, $ 645
With One Dependent $16,902
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR, or, $ 845

Housebound Without Dependents $15,773

Housebound With One Dependent $19,770
A&A Without Dependents $21,531
A&A With One Dependent $25,525
Two Vets Married to Each Other $16,902
Two Vets Married to Each Other One H/B $19,770
Two Vets Married to Each Other Both H/B $22,634
Two Vets Married to Each Other One A/A $25,525
Two Vets Married to Each Other One A/A One H/B $28,385
Two Vets Married to Each Other Both A/A $34,153

Add for Early War Veteran (Mexican Border Period or WW1) to any category above $2,932

Add for Each Additional Child to any category above $2,205
Child Earned Income Exclusion effective: 01-01-2000 $7,200
(38 CFR 3.272 (j)(1))

This link takes you to the full regulation;
scroll down to get the specific citation. 01-01-2001 $7,450

01-01-2002 $7,700
01-01-2003 $7,800
01-01-2004 $7,950
01-01-2005 $8,200
01-01-2006 $8,450
01-01-2007 $8,750
01-01-2008 $8,950
01-01-2009 $9,350
01-01-2012 $9,750
01-01-2013 $10,000
01-01-2014 $10,150
01-01-2015 $10,300
01-01-2016 $10,350
01-01-2017 $10,400

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