VA Disability Compensation Rates
The following tables show the 2014 VA compensation rates for veterans with a disability rating 10 percent or higher. (Effective Dec. 1, 2013)
In addition veterans entitled to compensation whose disability is rated as 30 percent or more, shall be entitled to additional compensation for dependents as follows (monthly amounts):
10% - 20% (With or Without Dependents)
Dependent Status 30% 40% 50% 60%
Dependent Status 70% 80% 90% 100%
· A. Rates for each school child are shown separately. They are not included with any other compensation rates. All other entries on this chart reflecting a rate for children show the rate payable for children under 18 or helpless. To find the amount payable to a 70% disabled veteran with a spouse and four children, one of whom is over 18 and attending school, take the 70% rate for a veteran with a spouse and 3 children, $ 1,565, and add the rate for one school child, $173. The total amount payable is $1,738.
· B. Where the veteran has a spouse who is determined to require Aid and Attendance (A/A), add the figure shown as "additional for A/A spouse" to the amount shown for the proper dependency code. For example, veteran has A/A spouse and 2 minor children and is 70% disabled. Add $99, additional for A/A spouse, to the rate for a 70% veteran with dependency code 12, $1,512. The total amount payable is $ 1,611.
These rates were provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The original copies can be found at: http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Rates/comp01.htm.
VA Travel Reimbursement
Reimbursement for mileage or public transportation may be paid to the following:
1. Veterans with service-connected disabilities rated at 30% or more;
2. Veterans traveling for treatment of a service-connected condition;
3. Veterans receiving a VA pension;
4. Veterans traveling for scheduled compensation or pension examinations;
5. Veterans whose income does not exceed the maximum VA pension rate;
Mileage Reimbursement is at the rate of 41.5 cents per mile. These milieage subject to a deductible of $3 for a one way trip, $6 for a round trip, with a maximum of $18 per or the amount after six one-way trips (whichever occurs first) per calendar month. However, these deductibles can be waived if they cause a financial hardship to the veteran.
The deductible is also waived for veterans traveling for scheduled compensation or pension examinations.