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How Does Individual Unemployability Work? VA Unemployability Requirements

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...
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What Are the Combat Compensation Rates for 2022?

Many former servicemembers find it difficult to prove their eligibility to receive both retirement pay and disability compensation without a 50% disability rating for conditions not related to combat. For this reason, it may be in your best interests to...
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2021 VA Disability Pay Raise

US military veterans and Social Security recipients can expect to see a 1.3% increase in disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Social Security Administration (SSA) in 2021. This increase comes with the most recent COLA and...
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Easing Economic Hardships on Veterans and Their Loved Ones

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the world, U.S. veterans, their families, and caregivers are experiencing economic hardships as a result of the ongoing health crisis. After President Biden’s January 22 Executive Order to provide economic relief for Americans,...
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Veterans’ Disability 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...
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Process To Prove VA Individual Unemployability

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...
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How Long Do VA Disability Benefits Last

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.  ...
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Deferred VA Decision

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...
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Important Information About the VA Disability Phone Number 1-800-827-1000

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...
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Claim Benefits with Help from a Skilled Veterans Disability Attorney

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...
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