Hi Veterans, Brian Reese here from VA Claims Insider and in this post, I’m explaining the VA Disability Pay Dates 2020 in detail.
One of the questions I get asked all the time is this:
“Brian, I got my new VA disability rating thanks to you and VA Claims Insider Elite, but I want to know the actual VA pay dates for 2020. Do you know when I will start getting paid?”
Awe yes, a very good question, and an important one for disabled veterans and their families.
So let’s dive right into the VA payment schedule for 2020.
VA Disability Payment Schedule Explained
For all VA disability compensation benefits, the actual benefit for a month is paid the first business day of the following month.
However, when the first business day of the month falls on a non-business day or a holiday, VA compensation benefits will be paid on the last business day prior to the first of the month.
For example, the January 2020 VA disability compensation payment will be paid on January 31, 2020, which is the last business day prior to the first of the next month (February).
So if you’re a disabled veteran or a family member, I built this 2020 VA pay dates tracker to help you know “when” your monthly tax-free VA compensation will be direct deposited into your checking or savings account.
If you’d like to know the day of the week that you’ll get your VA disability pay 2020, this is for you veterans.
Please note that you may get your direct deposit payment sooner depending upon your bank.
For example, I use direct deposit for my VA compensation payment, which goes directly to my Navy Federal checking account each month.
My October 2019 VA payment should have been paid on November 1, 2019, but it arrived in my account one day early, on October 31, 2019.
Okay, let’s examine November 2019 since it had Thanksgiving.
The November 2019 VA payment should have been paid on November 29, 2019, but yet, it arrived in my Navy Federal Checking Account two days early, on November 27, 2019.
The 2020 COLA jump was 1.6%, which means disabled veterans rated at 10% or higher by the VA will receive a 1.6% increase in their 2020 VA pay rates.
Looking for the complete list of VA disability rates for 2020? Click HERE now.
VA Disability Pay Dates 2020 – VA Pay Schedule
|Month||Payment Date||Day of Week|
|January 2020||January 31||Friday|
|February 2020||February 28||Friday|
|March 2020||April 1||Wednesday|
|April 2020||May 1||Friday|
|May 2020||June 1||Monday|
|June 2020||July 1||Wednesday|
|July 2020||July 31||Friday|
|August 2020||September 1||Tuesday|
|September 2020||October 1||Thursday|
|October 2020||October 30||Friday|
|November 2020||December 1||Tuesday|
|December 2020||December 30||Wednesday|
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About the Author
Founder & CEO
Brian Reese is VA benefits expert, author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller You Deserve It: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Veteran Benefits You’ve Earned, and founder of VA Claims Insider – “The Most Trusted Name in Education-Based Resources for Veterans.”
His frustration with the 8-step VA disability claims process led him to create “VA Claims Insider,” which provides U.S. military veterans with tips, strategies, and lessons learned for successfully submitting or re-submitting a winning VA disability compensation claim.
Brian is also the CEO of Military Disability Made Easy, which is the world’s largest free searchable database for all things related to DoD disability and VA disability claims and has served more than 4,600,000 military members and veterans since its founding in 2013.
His eBook, the “9 Secrets Strategies for Winning Your VA Disability Claim” has been downloaded more than 300,000 times in the past three years and is the #1 rated free VA disability claims guide for veterans.
He is a former active duty Air Force officer with extensive experience leading hundreds of individuals and multi-functional teams in challenging international environments, including a combat tour to Afghanistan in 2011 supporting Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.
Brian is a Distinguished Graduate of Management from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO and he holds an MBA from Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business, Stillwater, OK, where he was a National Honor Scholar (Top 1% of Graduate School class).