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Serving Uncle Sam: Tax Breaks for the Military
Nothing can make up for the hardship of serving in the armed forces. But the government does offer some special tax breaks so that soldiers don’t have to add income taxes to their list of worries. If you serve in the military, here are some of the breaks that you might find helpful for your taxes. Read more…

Military Personnel Tax Tips
Those who serve in the U.S. armed forces are honored with a number of benefits, ranging from education assistance to retirement. Among the perks are a number of steps to make filing federal income tax returns easier, as well. Read more…

Video: Tax Tips for Veterans
As a military veteran, you must also file taxes. But, you can take advantage of several tax benefits the government has made available. Watch this video to see what tax breaks you may be eligible for. Read more…

Filing IRS Form 1116 to Claim the Foreign Tax Credit
To avoid making expatriates, military personnel stationed abroad and international mutual fund investors pay taxes to two countries, the Internal Revenue Service gives them a choice: They can deduct their foreign taxes on Schedule A, like other common deductions, or they can use Form 1116 for a tax credit and subtract the taxes they paid to another country from whatever they owe the IRS. Read more…

Combat Pay, Tax Style: Benefits When Serving in a Hot Zone
Generally, any form of military pay earned while on deployment in a combat zone is excluded from federal income tax. This translates to a significant tax savings for the active service member in combat and his family back home. Read more…


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