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Tax Information for Members of the Military

Filing Your Taxes
Everything you need to file your individual federal income tax return.

Extension of Deadlines — Combat Zone Service
Extension of deadlines for combat zone service

Special EITC Rules
Special rules apply for calculating Earned Income Tax Credit or EITC for members of the military, ministers or members of the clergy.

Tax Information for Members of the U.S. Armed Forces
Members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially those serving in combat zones, face some special tax situations and are entitled to some special tax benefits.

Special Tax Considerations for Veterans
Special tax considerations for disabled veterans occasionally result in a need for amended returns

Employers with Employees in a Combat Zone
FAQs for employers whose workers deploy to a combat zone

Retirement Plans FAQs regarding USERRA and SSCRA
Insights into the re-employment of veterans and the restoration of retirement plan benefits, as affected by the Uniformed Services and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and the Veterans and Sailors Civil Relief Act (SSCRA).

Miscellaneous Provisions — Combat Zone Service
Miscellaneous provisions related to combat zone service

The Health Care Law: What’s New for Individuals and Families
Most taxpayers will simply need to check a box on their tax return to indicate they had health coverage for all of 2014. This includes coverage from an employer, Health Insurance Marketplace coverage, and government-sponsored programs like most types of Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, most types of TRICARE coverage, and comprehensive health care programs offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 05-Feb-2015