What is countable income for veterans pension eligibility purposes?

This includes income received by the veteran and his or her dependents from most sources. It includes the following:

  • Disability and retirement payments
  • Earnings
  • Interest and dividends
  • Net income from farming or business
  • Social security

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1. What is the Veterans Affair pension for veterans?
2. What are the periods of war?
3. Who is eligible?
4. What is countable income for veterans pension eligibility purposes?
5. What about net worth?
6. Are there any exclusions to income or deductions that may be made to reduce countable income?
7. How does Veterans Affairs calculate your pension?
8. What are Aid and Attendance and Housebound benefits?
9. How do I apply?
10. If I am already receiving monthly payments or a service-connected disability can I get a Veterans Affairs pension too?
11. What are the maximum annual pension rates?
12. What if I am receiving DIC payments because my husband died in service or of a service connected disability?