Special Tax Considerations
Tax preparation for the service member is often more complex than that of a civilian because of the implications of deployments, combat and training pay, housing and rentals, and multi-state filing. Major life changes like death or starting college also affect income and assets. Understand how special circumstances determine your taxes.
How to Deal with Special Tax Considerations
When major changes happen that affect your income or your assets — such as the death of a family member or the pending start of college — the last thing you want to consider is taxes.
College Tuition and Taxes: What You Need to Know
Take advantage of tax savings if you are pursuing higher education. If you are a student or parent with an eye toward maximizing your tax deductions, make sure to connect with MilTax , Military OneSource tax services.
Ins and Outs of Filing Military Taxes When You Are Deployed
Uncle Sam is serious about collecting taxes — even service members who are deployed are expected to file their taxes. Fortunately, the Internal Revenue Service realizes service members and their families face unique circumstances and offers you tools — and some special extensions — to make tax filing easier.