2022 VA Disability Pay Rates

This article will cover everything there is to know about the 2022 VA Disability Pay Rates. The 2022 COLA (Cost-of-Living Adjustment) is 5.9%. Which would be the largest increase since 1983.

Disabled military veterans are estimated to get a 5.9% VA disability compensation increase starting January 2022. This increase is based on the rising inflation, increasing prices of consumer goods as the economy re-opens, and high gas prices. 2022 VA Disability Pay Rates are as follows:

2022 VA disability pay rates – FAQs

Will VA Disability benefits increase in 2022?

Yes! VA disability benefits increased to 5.9%. The largest pay increase for disabled veterans since 1983. The pay increase is effective December 1, 2021, determined by the Social Security Administration.

Is VA disability Pay Tax-Free?

Yes! VA disability pay is tax-free at both federal and state levels. Learn more about VA disability state benefits at

How can I increase my VA Disability Rating? 

Navigating the red tape at the VA can be exhausting. At Veterans Guardian, we have organized a dedicated team of veterans and veteran spouses to help assist you through every step in the VA claims process. Listen to a few of our satisfied clients at 

Is there a VA office near me?

Yes! Each state has a VA Regional Office. Learn more about your closest VA office at 

Are there VA resources near me?

Yes! With the VA’s new facility locator, you can search for your nearest VA medical center, health facilities, benefits offices, cemeteries, and community care providers. Learn more at

Veterans Guardian is here to help Veterans who may be underrated. Our goal is to ensure they are receiving the benefits they are eligible for. If you would like to learn more by speaking with a Veteran Claims Specialist you can contact us by filling out the form below.

What If I need Help?

Filing a claim with the VA can be stressful and confusing. Veterans Guardian VA Claim Consulting can support you in filing a VA claim. Our team will guide you through the paperwork and prepare you for a meeting with the VA’s representatives, so there aren’t any surprises when the time comes. Fill out this form for a free consultation.

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