TN 74 (06-97)

SI 00830.310 VA Clothing Allowance

Citations:

20 CFR 416.1103

A. Introduction

A lump sum clothing allowance is payable in August of each year to a veteran with a service-connected disability for which a prosthetic or orthopedic appliance (including a wheelchair) is used. The allowance is intended to help defray the increased cost of clothing due to wear and tear caused by the use of such appliances.

B. Policy

A VA clothing allowance is not income (SI 00815.050, Medical and Social Services).

C. Procedure

Accept the individual's allegation concerning a VA clothing allowance. No further development is required.


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SI 00830.310 - VA Clothing Allowance - 08/19/2014
Batch run: 08/19/2014
Rev:08/19/2014