What is the amount of the VA pension?

The amount of the pension will adjust for inflation, but at the time of this writing the basic pension for a veteran is about $1,000 per month.  If the veteran is homebound the amount goes up to about $1,200 per month.  Finally, if the veteran qualifies for the Aid and Attendance benefit the pension is over $1,600 per month.  The pension amount for a surviving spouse is approximately two-thirds of the veteran's pension.  If the veteran is married, the pension amount increases by just over $300 per month.  These are maximum amounts, and the actual pension will depend on the level of income.  Regardless of the amount, VA pensions are not taxable.