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Improved Survivors' (Death) Pension Rate Table - Effective 12/1/11

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




Date of Cost-of-Living Increase:12-01-2011
Increase Factor: 3.6%
Standard Medicare Deduction: $99.90



Maximum Annual Pension Rate (MAPR) Category Amount
MAPR Without Dependent Child
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR or
$8,219
$ 410
MAPR With One Dependent Child
To be deducted, medical expenses must exceed 5% of MAPR or
$10,759
$ 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))
Amount
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