Veterans pension is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime veterans. To be eligible for a Veterans Pension, a veteran must have at least 90 days of active duty service with at least one day during a wartime period. If you entered active duty after September 7, 1980, generally you must have served at least 24 months or the full period for which you were called or ordered to active duty (with some exceptions), with at least one day during a wartime period. In addition to meeting the minimum service requirements, the veteran must be:
Age 65 or older OR
Totally and permanently disabled OR
A patient in a nursing home receiving skilled nursing care OR
Receiving Social Security Disability Insurance OR
Receiving Supplemental Security Income
There is a qualifying income amount set by Congress for this benefit. Please contact our office for more details.