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Missouri Veteran Benefits

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Missouri Veteran Benefits

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If a veteran is 100 percent disabled not due to military service, payments and benefits must be included on line 4. Veteran payments and benefits include education and training allowances, disability compensation, grants, and insurance proceeds.

If a veteran is 100 percent disabled as a result of military service, do not include veteran payments and benefits as household income on Form MO-PTS.

If a veteran is less than 100 percent disabled, but is unable to engage in substantial gainful activity due to medical impairments(s) resulting entirely from military service, and such medical impairment(s) can be expected to result in death or has lasted or can be expected to last continuously for at least twelve months, do not include veteran payments and benefits as household income on Form MO-PTS.  

A letter from the Veterans Administration detailing the amount of benefits or confirming the disability is 100 percent from military service must be attached.

Note: To request a copy of the letter, call the Veterans Administration at (800) 827-1000.

If you are a surviving spouse receiving social security and your spouse was 100 percent disabled as a result of military service, all veteran payments and benefits must be included.


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Views: 910 Created on: Jun 15, 2013
Date updated: Jan 03, 2020
Posted in: States, Missouri

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