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MilTax: Tax Services for the Military

MilTax preparation and e-filing software is available mid-January through mid-October. Powered by an industry-leading tax service provider, it’s designed to address situations specific to the military. This easy-to-use, self-paced tax software walks you through a series of questions to help you complete and electronically file your federal return and up to three state tax forms. Calculations are 100% accurate – guaranteed by the software provider.

Child Care – The Essentials

As a service member, you have many affordable child care options. Deciding which one is the best for your family is the question.

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Caregiver Support Services – The Essentials

For military caregivers, each day can bring new questions and new challenges. Make sure you are accessing the resources and support you need to care for yourself and your loved one. Military OneSource offers several resources tailored specifically to the needs of caregivers and their families.

Benefits

For Children and Youth – Benefits

Getting the best education for your kids is easier and more affordable if you take advantage of all the benefits and programs available to you as a service member. Military children and youth programs Every branch. …
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Elder Care Support Programs

In your role as guardian to an aging loved one, you may have heard about two programs that can reduce healthcare costs and stabilize an aging parent – The Department of Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance benefit and Medicaid waiver programs.

Resources

Taxes – Resources

As a service member or eligible family member, you can take advantage of several resources and services that can make tax time easier. Tap into 100% free tax and financial counseling, secure online preparation and free tax filing, and information. …
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Busting 12 Benefit Myths

Don’t know what to believe about transition assistance, VA benefits and entitlements? View the myths and the truth.

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Respite Care for Caregivers

The first step in taking a break from caregiving is accepting that it is OK to walk away for a few minutes or even a few days. Exploring your options for occasional support and speaking with representatives can help you feel more comfortable. …
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The National Guard Family Program: You and the Community

Community outreach is defined as an endeavor by an organization to connect its ideas or practices to the efforts of other organizations, groups, specific audiences or the general public. The National Guard Family Program Community Outreach focuses on connecting Guard families with local, regional and national organizations in support of their everyday lives at home.

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Parents & Guardians – The Essentials

Family relationships take extra care when you’re in the military. From deployments to single parenting, you’ll find resources on Military OneSource to help you and your family stay healthy and strong.

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Medicaid for Family Members With Special Needs

Medicaid is a federal program that provides eligible military families with benefits beyond TRICARE. It covers basic health and long-term care services for eligible children, adults, pregnant women, individuals with disabilities and the elderly, and for families with low income and limited resources.

Military Child Care Programs

Choosing child care may be one of the most important decisions — and one of the first — you’ll make as a parent.

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How to Create a Family Care Plan for Caregivers

Whether it's a deployment or training, sometimes our military careers take us away from loved ones and we leave them in the care of others. A family care plan is designed to guide caregivers, providing the important details about child care, school, medical care and family activities.

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About Us

Personalized, Confidential Support to Help You Be Your Best Military life is different from civilian life with its unique challenges. To help our military community, Military OneSource will arrange non-medical. …

Caring for a Deployed Service Member’s Child

Caring for a child of a deployed service member is an opportunity to serve the country in a unique way. Like everything, a little preparation and the right information will go a long way towards ensuring a smooth transition.