Power Through Tax Filing With MilTax
Power through your taxes with help from MilTax, Military OneSource’s free tax service, which provides easy-to-use software designed specifically for the military community. MilTax also offers consultations with experts trained to help military members and their families take command of their taxes. Make quick work of your tax questions, preparation and filing with MilTax.
Take advantage of these services:
Free tax preparation and filing
Military OneSource tax preparation and filing software walks you through a series of questions to help you accurately complete your tax return. This self-paced tax software allows you access to free technical assistance and the ability to complete and electronically file your federal return and up to three state tax forms. Calculations are 100 percent accurate – guaranteed.
MilTax consultants understand situations unique to service members. They can alert you to tax requirements and deductions related to military life, identify important tax regulations, maximize refunds and assist you with completing the proper tax forms.
Military OneSource tax experts can help you address special tax considerations including:
- Military survivor benefits and tax forgiveness. As a survivor, you may have access to certain tax benefits.
- Inheritance tax issues. When you inherit money or assets, there are certain steps you should take to protect yourself and your inheritance.
- College tax breaks. Let a MilTax consultant explain the education tax breaks that the IRS offers to help with college tuition.
- Tax extensions. There are three types of extensions available to service members. Automatic extensions will be granted if you file IRS Form 4868 before the due date. You qualify for an automatic two-month extension if your duty post is outside the United States or Puerto Rico. If you are serving in a combat zone or contingency operation, an automatic extension can be granted for filing your tax return, paying your owed tax or filing a claim for a refund.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
MilTax consultants offer assistance finding Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program locations where you can self-file, sit down with a trained tax professional and have your taxes completed, or drop off your tax forms and return at a designated time to complete the filing.
Preparing and filing your taxes doesn’t have to be the dreaded activity you expect it to be. Military OneSource provides trained tax experts who have extensive knowledge of the tax benefits to which military members, families and survivors are entitled. Expert help and support are only a phone call away. Call 800-342-9647 for answers to your questions and tax resources. OCONUS/International? Click here for calling options.