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Understanding Moving Claims

Once you’ve completed your PCS or military move and your household goods have arrived at your new destination, use the following guide to help with filing claims for any lost or damaged items.

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Filing a Claim After Your PCS Shipment is Delivered

Sometimes PCS moves don’t always go as planned. For those times when the movers lose or damage your household goods, you can file a claim to get the full or partial replacement value of such items. Here are the basics to filing a claim for belongings that are lost or damaged during your PCS. 

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Army PCS Moving Support

Consult your military service branch for additional help with entitlements and claims associated with your temporary or permanent change of station move.

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Air Force PCS Moving Support

Consult your military service branch for additional help with entitlements and claims associated with your temporary or permanent change of station move.

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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.

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Tax Forgiveness

After the death of a loved one, the last things you want to think about are taxes. However, your loved one may be entitled to certain benefits, including tax forgiveness. Here are answers to some common questions about tax liability and forgiveness.

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Using TRICARE For Life With Medicare

Learn how to get started with the Medicare-wraparound coverage, TRICARE For Life. This webinar will discuss TRICARE For Life eligibility, required Medicare enrollments, health care claims and more.. …
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Advance Child Tax Credit 2021

As part of the American Rescue Plan, eligible parents may receive monthly payments of their child tax credit 2021 throughout the year.

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Avoiding Health Product Scams

Miracle cures and “no sweat” body-toning devices are two common scams that target people at their most vulnerable. In this podcast, you’ll learn how to recognize and steer clear of deceptive healthcare claims.. …
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Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Tax Laws

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.

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Filing State Income Taxes in the Military

When you’re on the move, it can be hard to know where to file your state income taxes. Thankfully, active-duty service members and their spouses have certain protections under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, including protections about where you claim residency for purposes of taxes and voting. There are rules for military service members and slightly different rules for military spouses.

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Giving Without Getting Taken

Most charities are reputable organizations, but a few will always be more interested in enriching themselves than in helping others. As a military member or spouse, you may be targeted by fake charities that claim to help veterans or families of. …
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Making the Final Move

Whether you are hesitant or ready to move after the death of you loved one, it is helpful to understand the housing options and moving benefits available to survivors – as well as some practical steps to take – that may assist your move when the day comes.

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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.

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Liaison Connects Families with TRICARE Services

To help families with special needs get the most benefit out of their healthcare coverage, the Department of Defense Office of Special Needs has added a TRICARE liaison to their growing team. The liaison helps families navigate TRICARE to find the information and services they need.

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Navy PCS Moving Assistance

Need help with your Navy PCS? Find your service branch contact information in this article.

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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.

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Coast Guard PCS Moving Assistance

Use the following information to help with your Coast Guard PCS move.