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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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It has been updated and now has Benefit Verification AB8 back on there. Better design in my opinion and seems to be faster to load.....

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I am really impressed. It works much faster then before. It gives me goose pimples to see that wonderful 70% with the amount. Now if they can get the whole site running the same way. I did notice a change in the way my information indicating they need information for a deferral. Perhaps that was why the e-mail process went hay wire. Now are we getting a pay raise on the 30th of 3.6%? Or when do we get paid next?

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Go to the VA website and you will see that they have posted the rate tables for 2012 showing the increase.

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I am really impressed. It works much faster then before. It gives me goose pimples to see that wonderful 70% with the amount. Now if they can get the whole site running the same way. I did notice a change in the way my information indicating they need information for a deferral. Perhaps that was why the e-mail process went hay wire. Now are we getting a pay raise on the 30th of 3.6%? Or when do we get paid next?

I got a letter in the mail saying it went into effect Dec 01, 2011. It's stamped Nov 28, 2011 from the VARO.

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Now I know they are paying military retirement on the 30th so it goes on this years taxes, I am not sure if that includes the VA disability pay as well. Did we already receive this increase, or is it scheduled for the 1st-30th?

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The increase is from Dec 01, 2011 - so it is paid the next month as the VA is always one month later.

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