• Burial Benefits
  • Education & Training
  • Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
  • Compensation
  • Pension
  • Aid & Attendance
  • DIC
  • Income
  • Home Loan
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Care
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    Income

    Income for VA purposes is all income of the veteran and the veteran's dependents, including: 

    • Wages
    • Social Security Retirement or Disability Benefits
    • Private Pensions
    • Investment Income
    • Inheritances
    • Lottery Winnings

    Income for VA purposes excludes the following sources:

    • SSI and Public Welfare
    • Earned income of children less than the minimum amount for which a single person pays Federal income tax
    • Income of dependent children not available to the veteran
    • Income of dependent children to the extent that it is a financial hardship on the veteran