FAA4.H Unearned Income (UNIN UNIC) : 03 Types of Unearned Income - Overview : MMM Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits
MMM Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits
 
(01/01/19 - 12/31/19)
Veterans Administration (VA) benefits are countable. VA benefits are keyed on UNIC with the following Unearned Income Codes:
 
Aid and attendant benefits, keyed as VA AA
Disability benefits, keyed as VA DS
Early retirement benefits, keyed as VA ER
Regular retirement benefits, keyed as VA RE
Survivor and dependent benefits, keyed as VA SU
Widow benefits, keyed as VA WI
Other VA benefits, keyed as VA OT
 
To verify receipt of VA benefits, send a signed Authority to Release Information (FA-059) to the Veterans Administration when unable to use the sources listed in UNIN verification.
 
EXCEPTION
VA benefits for Spina Bifida and Covered Birth Defects are not countable. (Public Law 104 204 and Public Law 106-419)
 
WARNING
Veterans Administration Educational Benefits are considered educational income. (See Montgomery GI Bill)