Legal Question in Veterans Law in Texas

how much are va widows survivors benefits reduced by any earned income?

Asked on 5/16/11, 8:13 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jill Mitchell-Thein Heard & Smith, LLP

Widow's dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits are not reduced by any other income. Widow's pension, however, is need-based, so it is reduced dollar-for-dollar against any Social Security or other income.

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Answered on 5/16/11, 8:26 am

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