Are veterans disability benefits taxable income? Veteran Benefits and Taxes

If you are a veteran receiving disability benefits, you may need clarification on filing federal va disability income tax. Common questions arise about what to claim, where to claim it on the forms and whether you have to file at all. Each person’s circumstances vary, and consequently, answers can vary. Here are three recommendations we’ve…

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Prove VA individual unemployment

VA Individual Unemployability Process: Many veterans returning from active duty find it difficult to resume civilian life. They may struggle with everything from reintegrating into a family, to grocery shopping, to going to work. And working may not be difficult because a veteran has difficulty finding a new job, or is having trouble readjusting to the rhythms…

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Getting approved for veteran’s benefits can be a very involved process. Once vets are finally approved they often wonder how long does VA disability last or if they will have to reapply or be reexamined to keep benefits going.   In most cases, the answer to How Long Do VA Disability Benefits Last? until they…

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When I was in grad school I was involved in a heated debate with one of my professors about how many choices a person should be given when evaluating an instructor. I argued that only two choices were needed because it made the process much simpler and it really would cut down on a lot of…

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Individual unemployable requirements

Individual Unemployability Individual Unemployability is a part of VA’s disability compensation program that allows VA to pay certain Veterans disability compensation at the 100% rate, even though VA has not rated their service-connected disabilities at the total level.   There’s an exception to every rule. We’ve all heard this before, and most of the time…

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Veterans Benefits Administration-800-827-1000

It’s been several years since the Department of Veterans Affairs consolidated their regional offices into eight call centers to field phone inquiries from veterans across the nation. But many individuals believe they are calling their closest regional benefits office when they dial the toll-free number listed for the Veterans Benefits Administration (1-800-827-1000), so let’s clarify…

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Claim benefits from skilled veterans disability attorneys

Soldiers face dangerous situations on the battlefield and this can result in serious injuries—one of which are traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The term is used to describe what happens when your brain’s function is disrupted by an external force, usually a violent blow to the head or body. Even the mildest TBI can cause brain…

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The kind of discharge you received will impact your eligibility for VA benefits. Generally speaking, if you did not receive an honorable discharge you will be ineligible for VA disability compensation benefits, but there are a few exceptions.   You are eligible for both disability compensation and VA health care if you received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, General…

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Diffuse axonal injury. Intracranial injury. Subdural hematoma. All of this sounds impressive, and not in a good way. Because all of these terms are referring to traumatic brain injury (TBI), an unfortunate occurrence of modern warfare. Indeed, traumatic brain injuries are believed to be so common among service people returning from our most recent conflicts,…

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  Veterans Disabilities It’s impossible to return from war unscathed by one’s experiences. Some of these experiences are so intense that they are or can become disabling, whether visible or not.   Many vets struggle alone with these problems for years, unaware that they could be getting government assistance in the form of medical or…

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