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2. 2017 Special Monthly Compensation Table

Special Monthly Compensation   

 Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) Rate Table - Effective 12/1/17

 

SMCRatePayment variation
K $105.61 Usually added to other rate or paid as the rate when percentage is zero.
Q $67 Paid in place of a rate.

 

Without ChildrenWith Children
SMC-L through SMC-N SMC-L through SMC-N
SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

 


Without Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent StatusLL 1/2MM 1/2N
Veteran Alone $3,700.43 $3,891.72 $4,083.79 $4,364.38 $4,645.60
Veteran with Spouse $3,866.24 $4,057.53 $4,249.60 $4,530.19 $4,811.41
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $3,999.30 $4,190.59 $4,382.66 $4,663.25 $4,944.47
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $4,132.36 $4,323.65 $4,515.72 $4,796.31 $5,077.53
Veteran with One Parent $3,833.49 $4,024.78 $4,216.85 $4,497.44 $4,778.66
Veteran with Two Parents $3,966.55 $4,157.84 $4,349.91 $4,630.50 $4,911.72
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $152.06 $152.06 $152.06 $152.06 $152.06

 

Without Children, SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

Dependent StatusN 1/2O/PR.1R.2/TS
Veteran Alone $4,918.87 $5,192.65 $7,419.88 $8,510.79 $3,328.70
Veteran with Spouse $5,084.68 $5,358.46 $7,585.69 $8,676.60 $3,494.51
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $5,217.74 $5,491.52 $7,718.75 $8,809.66 $3,627.57
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $5,350.80 $5,624.58 $7,851.81 $8,942.72 $3,760.63
Veteran with One Parent $5,051.93 $5,325.71 $7,552.94 $8,643.85 $3,461.76
Veteran with Two Parents $5,184.99 $5,458.77 $7,686.00 $8,776.91 $3,594.82
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $152.06 $152.06 $152.06 $152.06 $152.06

 

With Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent StatusLL 1/2MM 1/2N
Veteran with Spouse and One Child $3,987.67 $4,178.96 $4,371.03 $4,651.62 $4,932.84
Veteran with One Child $3,811.32 $4,002.61 $4,194.68 $4,475.27 $4,756.49
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $4,120.73 $4,312.02 $4,504.09 $4,784.68 $5,065.90
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $4,253.79 $4,445.08 $4,637.15 $4,917.74 $5,198.96
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $3,944.38 $4,135.67 $4,327.74 $4,608.33 $4,889.55
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $4,077.44 $4,268.73 $4,460.80 $4,741.39 $5,022.61
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote $82.38 $82.38 $82.38 $82.38 $82.38
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $266.13 $266.13 $266.13 $266.13 $266.13
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $152.06 $152.06 $152.06 $152.06 $152.06

 

With Children, SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

Dependent StatusN 1/2O/PR.1R.2/TS
Veteran with Spouse and One Child $5,206.11 $5,479.89 $7,707.12 $8,798.03 $3,615.94
Veteran with One Child $5,029.76 $5,303.54 $7,530.77 $8,621.68 $3,439.59
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child $5,339.17 $5,612.95 $7,840.18 $8,931.09 $3,749.00 
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child $5,472.23 $5,746.01 $7,973.24 $9,064.15 $3,882.06
Veteran with One Parent and One Child $5,162.82 $5,436.60 $7,663.83 $8,754.74 $3,572.65
Veteran with Two Parents and One Child $5,295.88 $5,569.66 $7,796.89 $8,887.80 $3,705.71
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote $82.38 $82.38 $82.38 $82.38 $82.38
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a) $266.13 $266.13 $266.13 $266.13 $266.13
Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b) $152.06 $152.06 $152.06 $152.08 $152.06

 

Footnotes

1.  See footnote a on the DISABILITY COMPENSATION - BASIC RATES chart for an example of how to add a schoolchild.

2.  See footnote b on the DISABILITY COMPENSATION - BASIC RATES chart for an example of how to determine the rate where a spouse is entitled to A/A.

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