Military Tax Resource Center | Preparing & Filing Your Return
Start with Military OneSource MilTax for information on free tax filing. MilTax is a suite of free tax services for the military community, including personalized support from tax consultants, easy-to-use tax preparation and e-filing software, and helpful informations on filing your tax return in the military. MilTax services are designed to address the realities of military life – including deployments, combat and training pay, housing and rentals, and multistate filings – and to increase your chances of getting a tax refund.
Have questions? Call Military OneSource at 800-342-9647 or live chat to schedule a free consultation with a MilTax consultant or a financial counselor. OCONUS/international? Click here for calling options.
Getting a Tax Refund? Seven Budgeting Tips to Make It Count
Getting a tax refund may seem like free money, but it’s not. A tax refund is money you worked hard to earn last year and overpaid to the government. So, before you let it burn a hole in your pocket, think about putting it to better use.
Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Tax Laws
Tax laws have changed, and they are likely to affect you. Learn how you can take steps now to maximize your benefits under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and protect against an unexpected tax bill or penalty next year.
Ins and Outs of Tax Filing When You Are Deployed
Deployed service members are expected to file their taxes. Fortunately, the Internal Revenue Service realizes service members and their families face unique circumstances and offers tools — and some special extensions — to make tax filing easier.
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.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
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.
Three Ways for Service Members to Get a Federal Tax Filing Extension
If you can’t file your federal tax return by the April 15 – April 17, 2017 – deadline, then consider filing for an extension. Doing so is more common than you may think.
OCONUS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Locations
Service members and their families have earned something that few others have – easy access to free tax consultants and financial counselors with military expertise, along with secure online tax preparation and filing software.
12 Tax Tips Made for Military Life
Did you become an expert on capital gain exclusions before your last permanent change of station? Don't worry - as a service member, you have free access to MilTax, Military OneSource tax services.
Making Tax Filing Simple
T-A-X-E-S. It’s that time of the year again, and if there’s good news to be had, it’s that you have access to special assistance as a member of the military community in getting your taxes in order.
Military OneSource MilTax: Frequently Asked Questions
MilTax is a suite of free tax services for the military from the Department of Defense, including easy-to-use tax preparation and e-filing software, personalized support from tax consultants, and current information about filing taxes in the military.
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.
CONUS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Locations
Looking for an OCONUS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance location or a Certified Acceptance Agent at a military installation? Visit Military OneSource's OCONUS location listing.