I can't work if I'm getting Unemployability, right? 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 below the poverty level, or from a job that is considered to be “sheltered”. These types of marginal employment are not considered as substantially gainful … [Read more...] about Can I work and receive TDIU? Yes, in some cases you can.
100% disability. Speak to any veteran at the VA offices and you will quickly understand that a 100% rating is not as simple as you would think. However, there is a “backdoor” way that is often overlooked by veterans hoping to be compensated fairly for disabilities that keep them from working: Total Disability Rating Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU or IU). Currently, … [Read more...] about Unemployability (IU) Guide from Hill and Ponton
https://www.veteranslawblog.org/how-a-single-va-form-21-8940-can-change-your-tdiu-claim/ … [Read more...] about VA Form 21-8940 Can Make or Break Your TDIU Claim. – Veterans Law Blog
GAO identified various options for revising eligibility requirements and the structure of the Individual Unemployability benefit. Six options focus on eligibility requirements, such as considering additional criteria when determining unemployability and applying an age cap of 65. The seventh option would change the benefit structure by reducing payments as beneficiaries earn … [Read more...] about VA Can Better Ensure Unemployability Decisions Are Well Supported
Asknod talks about unemployability TDIU. What it is and what it isn’t. What it was. Where it’s heading. And why. Jerrel Cook, John Basser and I will be smoking fine Havana cigars tomorrow afternoon because we can now. Just kidding. They might but I quit. We’ll discuss why IU is in danger of a haircut because VA can’t pay their bills. Read more from Asknod … [Read more...] about Unemployability – From the podcast