VA compensation will increase by 5.9% in 2022

Gleaner, The (Henderson, KY)

In 2022, veterans who receive Veterans Administration the disability award will increase significantly by Veterans Administration compensation checks.

Virginia Disability Award is a monthly, tax-free cash benefit paid to veterans because of their service-related disabilities; it compensates veterans for their diminished quality of life or the negative effects on their ability to work.

According to Virginia, the cost of living adjustment for 2022 will be 5.9%. This year’s increase is the highest cost-of-living adjustment since 1983, when the Virginia 7.4% rate increase.

Some examples of Virginia the disability benefit increases:

For a veteran with a 10% disability, they would see their Virginia the compensation goes from $ 144.14 To $ 152.64, and a veteran with a 50% disability would see his Virginia the compensation goes from $ 905.04 To $ 985.43.

In addition to Virginia beneficiaries of a disability, people who receive the following benefits will also see their payments increase by 5.9% in 2022:

Military pensioners.

Veterans who receive Virginia disability.

Veterans or surviving spouses who receive Virginia Pension.

Spouses and surviving children who receive family allowance (DIC).

Social Security recipients.

Federal civilian retirees.

The additional security income.

Social security disability insurance.

If you need help filling out a Virginia disability claim or if you have questions about federal, state, or local veterans benefits, please contact my office: Steven miller, Monroe County Veterans Duty Officer, 812-349-2537 or [email protected].

For veterans

Steven miller

Guest columnist

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