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  • Urgent Bulletin: New Regulations for VA Pension and Other Needs Based Benefits Effective October 18, 2018
    Urgent Bulletin: New Regulations for VA Pension and Other Needs Based Benefits Effective October 18, 2018

    The VA is implementing a 36 month look-back with a penalty period not to exceed five (5) years for those applicants who transfer assets during this look-back period. Such transfers may include the ...

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  • What Medical and Pension Benefits Are Available to Veterans?
    What Medical and Pension Benefits Are Available to Veterans?

    Veterans, as well as spouses and dependents, may be eligible for a variety of medical and pension benefits. If you or a loved one is a veteran, it is important to be aware of these benefits and know ...

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  • Veterans Assistance Update
    Veterans Assistance Update

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  • Highlights of the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2006
    Highlights of the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2006

    In December 2006, Congress approved new legislation to help veterans and their families. Some provisions include: Increased support for those suffering from blindness, Parkinson’s disease and multiple ...

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  • New Regulations Prevent Creditors From Seizing Federal Benefits
    New Regulations Prevent Creditors From Seizing Federal Benefits

    by: The Academy of Special Needs Planners Recipients of federal benefits like Supplemental Security Income have complained for years that in response to creditors’ demands, banks have been freezing ...

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  • Are My Veterans Benefits Taxable? It Depends!
    Are My Veterans Benefits Taxable? It Depends!

    Military Retirement pay is taxable income like all other similar retirement income. Military retirement pay is paid through the Department of Defense, Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS). ...

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