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

2. 2017 Survivors Pension Table

Survivors Pension Rate Tables - Effective 12/1/16

Improved Death Pension Rate Table

Surviving Spouse/Child(ren) - Alone or With the Other

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.
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Maximum Annual Pension Rate (MAPR) Category Amount

MAPR Without Dependent Child $8,656
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR or $ 433

MAPR With One Dependent Child $11,330
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR or $566

Housebound Without Dependents $10,580
Housebound With One Dependent $13,249
A&A Without Dependents $13,836
A&A Without Dependents (SAW Veteran's Surviving Spouse) $14,397
A&A With One Dependent $16,506
A&A With One Dependent (SAW Veteran's Surviving Spouse) $17,006

SBP/MIW Annuity Limitation $8,656
Add for Each Additional Child $2,205

MAPR FOR CHILD ALONE $2,205

Child Earned Income Exclusion effective 1/1/2000 $7,200
(38 CFR 3.272(j)(1)) 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
effective 1/1/2013 $10,000
effective 1/1/2014 $10,150
effective 1/1/2015 $10,300
effective 1/1/2016 $10,350
effective 1/1/2017 $10,400

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