This year, take command of your taxes. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, provided through the Armed Forces Tax Council, provides coordinators for the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.
Financial & Legal
Managing money and legal affairs are part of mission readiness. Military OneSource provides strategies on consolidating and paying down debt, saving for retirement or college and creating a plan that will lead to financial security. Link to installation legal services that protect you and your family from mishaps, and discover how Military OneSource MilTax free tax filing services can make quick work out of tax return preparation and filing. Set financial goals for your future by tapping into the information and resources available through Military OneSource. Call Military OneSource at 800-342-9647 or live chat to schedule a free appointment with a MilTax consultant or a financial counselor. OCONUS/international? Click here for calling options.
You’re learning a lot of new skills in the military, and money management is an important one. As a service member, you may earn more, get special duty pay or have new expenses. Remember: It’s your money, so make the most of it by creating a spending plan. Staying on top of your finances is important for your security clearance, your career and your future.
Buying a car or appliance? Applying for a loan? Paying off debt? Saving for college? You can learn how to take more control of your personal finances. Military OneSource has assembled 11 calculators to show you ways to pay off debt and help you better manage life’s financial decisions.
In the military, you learn to prepare for the future by using the tools at your disposal. Saving money is one important aspect of this. The more money you save, the more prepared you will be for opportunities or unexpected events that come your way. Read about several savings tools to help you get the most out of your military pay.
The holiday season and spending money often go together, but there are ways to celebrate with your family without going into debt. It’s all about spending wisely. Consider these tips for staying in control of your finances during the holidays.