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8.4. Maximum Annual Pension Rate for VA NSC Pension

Veterans Pension Rate Table – Effective 12/1/19

 

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Veterans Pension Rate Table 
Veteran - Alone & With Dependents


Date of Cost-of-Living Increase: 12-01-2019
Increase Factor:  1.6%
Standard Medicare Deduction: Actual amount will be determined by SSA based on individual income.

Net Worth Bright-Line Limit effective 12-01-2019 is $129,094 (Penalty Period Rate is $2,266)


Maximum Annual Pension Rate (MAPR) Category

Amount

If you are a veteran...Your yearly income must be less than...
Without Spouse or Child$13,752
 To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR,  or,  $687 
With One Dependent$18,008
 To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR,  or,  $ 900 
Housebound Without Dependents$16,805
Housebound With One Dependent$21,063
A&A Without Dependents$22,939
A&A With One Dependent$27,195
Two Vets Married to Each Other$18,008
Two Vets Married to Each Other One H/B$21,063
Two Vets Married to Each Other Both H/B$24,114
Two Vets Married to Each Other One A/A$27,195
Two Vets Married to Each Other One A/A One H/B$30,241
Two Vets Married to Each Other Both A/A$36,387
Add for Early War Veteran (Mexican Border Period or WW1) to any category above$3,125
Add for Each Additional Child to any category above$2,351
Child Earned Income Exclusion effective:01-01-2000$7,200
(38 CFR §3.272 (j)(1))
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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
 01-01-2018$12,000
 01-01-2019$12,200
 01-01-2020$12,400



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