The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic led to some temporary changes in tax laws. These come on the heels of major tax reform – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Learn how you can take steps now to maximize your benefits and protect against an unexpected tax bill or penalty next year.
Preparing, Filing and Refunds
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As part of the American Rescue Plan, eligible parents may receive monthly payments of their child tax credit 2021 throughout the year.
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.
Getting a tax refund may seem like free money, but it’s not. It’s money you worked hard for and are entitled to get back from the government. As you decide what to do with your refund ─ whether you are looking to help secure you financial future or otherwise ─ consider these options.
MilTax is available to service members, including members of the National Guard and reserves, immediate family members and eligible survivors. To ensure easy access to MilTax tax preparation and e-filing software, please review these tips and the included step-by-step guide to access the software.