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    The Survivor Benefit Plan Explained
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    The Survivor Benefit Plan pays your spouse a monthly payment, protecting survivors against the risks of early death.
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    Surviving Family Benefits
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    Survivors get several forms of compensation including Dependent Indemnity Compensation, a Death Gratuity, and TRICARE benefits.
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    2017 Survivor's Pension Rates
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    The VA Death Pension is a tax-free benefit for low-income, orphans and widows of deceased wartime Veterans.
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    Survivor Benefit Plan FAQs
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    SBP is a complicated program and their are numerous related questions. See our FAQ for help.
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    Death Gratuity
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    Death gratuity is a one-time tax free payment for survivors to deal with financial hardships due to loss of a servicemember

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    2017 Survivor's Pension Rates
    Military.com
    The VA Death Pension is a tax-free benefit for low-income, orphans and widows of deceased wartime Veterans.
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    Special Survivor Indemnity Allowance (SSIA)
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    Surviving spouses whose SBP have been offset as a result of receiving DIC are eligible for a Special Allowance.
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    Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
    Military.com
    Dependency and Indemnity Compensation is a monthly benefit paid to eligible survivors of certain deceased veterans.
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    Survivor Support Organizations
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    In times of tragedy and personal need there are several organizations available to provide aid and support.
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    Death Gratuity
    Military.com
    Death gratuity is a one-time tax free payment for survivors to deal with financial hardships due to loss of a servicemember
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