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- Why this matters to you:
- If the disability prevents you from working, then file for unemployability when you file the claim.
- It preserves an earlier effective date, which can mean thousands of dollars in retroactive compensation.
- Don’t listen to the naysayers, VA reps, VSO’s etc will tell you
Unemployability (IU) Guide from Hill and Ponton
A veteran will receive compensation at the 100% disability rating level if his/her service connected disabilities prevent the veteran from being able to get a job and keep the job. A Total Disability Rating Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU … [Read more…]
Can I work and receive TDIU? Yes, in some cases you can
Am I automatically disqualified from consideration for IU because I have a job?No. In fact, unemployability does not always mean that a veteran is not working. The key, however, is that all income earned from employment must be at or … [Read more…]
Total Disability Ratings Based on Individual Unemployability (IU) – VA Training Letter 10-97 Rescinds Training Letter 07-01
VA TL 10-07 below Rescinds VA TL 07-01 | September 14, 2010 | SUBJ: Adjudication of Claims for Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU) PURPOSE Our purpose in issuing this training letter is to revise and clarify our policies and … [Read more…]