This is a very useful tool for trying to figure out how badly the VA screwed you. It will give you endless entertainment while you wait for a decade for them to sort it out and finally grant your claim.

Capture55And here’s the newest one from Matt Hill over at Hill and Ponton LLC.


  1. daniel says:

    I have a claim for incresaed PTSD and IU, the claim goes back to Feb 2, 2011 and my first disability rating was on 7/27/2013 for PTSD 70%, my next rating was on 5/28/2019 for sleep apnea 50%, and my next rating was 9/30/2019 for tinnitus 10%.
    How much would I get in payback?

  2. Henry WWilliams says:

    I was awarded 20% disability August 2013 and now I am awarded 90% 2018 feb how do I calculate my retroactive pay

    • Jen says:

      Were you just increased or was an error made and they are backpaying? If you are being back paid, take your 20% rating pay (different based on your marital and dependent status) and subtract it from the 90% rating pay. Then multiply the difference between the 20% and 90% by the number of months you were told you would be retroactively paid.

  3. apskywalker says:

    Oh yeah I’ve seen this one. Nice calculator. I try (unless I have a question or a confirmed rating pending) not to get into this too much. I have a friend who sits around speculating on future ratings and checking ebenefits daily. I tell her she’s wasting her time and going to drive herself nuts (it’s annoying even listening to it, honestly)

    • asknod says:

      The only thing worse than that is when you go in to DAV and that dickwad pulls out the Cmp. tables and shows you all those big $. If you’re lucky, you get an empty ice cream cone with two scoops of 0% air.

  4. William says:

    Site is 404 does not log in anymore.

    • asknod says:

      Sorry, William. As with all links, they eventually die. I refreshed it and tied it to VVW’s. With luck VVW won’t take it down. Thanks for the heads up.

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