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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, M.D., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 194S ELEVEN DRAFTEES & VETERANS GUIDE By MAJOR THOMAS M. NIAL arc pension and compensation mentwas absolutely not your fault, • Almost $175,000 worth of overpayments from the'VA.to .veterans was Traived completely In October. That money ( lor subsistence allowance, compensation, etc.) does not have to be paid back, not a dollar of it. . checks, some are lor subsistence | and that you didn't realize your allowance. Every once in a-while .check was, In fact,, an overpayment, the regional office making, the pay-j In that cose you stand a good chance ments mak-es a typographical error i to be -released from the obligation. or gets one -name -confused with! . An overpayment might go for another. Then a veteran is likely i weeks or -months before the VA !to get an overpayment. Or. (and I found out it had been-made. As How come this happens? .What do j this often happens) .the VA is not I soon as it does, though, your re- you have to do if you are a veteran i notified that a veteran has leftlgional office-sends you a statement, who got an overpayment to release school and keeps right, on sending i or rather a bill; explaining what yourself from ^he obligation ol pay- subsistence allowance checks. j happened and askingyou p ease to ing the money back to VA?. i Well, if. an overpayment is made:refund the money. The Ifirtc-r also The VA sends • out. millions of don't you have to pay.it back? Not! explains that you can appeal to checks every month. Some of these if you can prove that the, overpay-J the Committee of Waivers and For- feitures at your VA . branch office puts is, that repaying would defeat against repaying the overpayment, i the purpose of the benefit under ' if you. don't appeal, you don't have j which you got the overpayment. a chance to Ret out of making the j _ Supposing you'd been going to refund. ! school for two years full time, and If you do appeal, and the com- i had been getting your k monthly' ai- mittee decides either of these twojlowar.ee of- $75. You. had. no de- things, then you have a good chance ; pendents. of keeping the overpayment: . Then one month your checic . 1 That, as stated before, it was! made" out for $105. You Know-that not vour fault the overpayment was'slOS is the allowance .for a student ad e ' • 'with one dependent and you know 2. 'That repaying the money j you have V.o dependents. You also would put you in a bad financial hole or as the official regulation know, then, thai/ the VA made a mistake and. you should have. a very. good Idea, that you owe VA the difference between $75 -and $105. That's a case in which you^would have' a tough time proving:, the overpayment was not your fault. Because all you'have to do is notify the VA and. wait for.theii\bill asking you to refund the balance. Even if you didn't write the VA and they didn't send you a' statement asking for the balance for three or lour months, you'd still have a tough time avoiding' making the refund. But J-f your had just started school and could, reasonably be expected not to know exactly how much.al- . lowance, -you rated-..and .then.:. got overpaid'for three,or lour months, you'd stand a; good chance to appeal to the committee-.-, and-; obtain a waiver. ''.•''• • . . • Bight now about 600,000 veterans owe.the VA $52,000,080 lor overpayments. 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