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States that Don't Tax Military Retirement
Taxing military retirement pay is a decision left up to the states. Find out which states don't tax military retirement and what else you should consider before moving to a state that doesn't tax your retirement pay. Read more…

5 Tax Breaks for Veterans
Whether you have served in the military decades ago, or if you’re ready to retire soon, there are specific tax breaks for veterans that can help you and your family save money on your tax bill — and even file your tax returns for free. Read more…

Top Tax Breaks for Disabled Veterans
The United States government offers several tax breaks and deductions for disabled veterans. As you look at how to take advantage of the available options, follow our guide to ensure you're getting the benefits you deserve. Read more…

Are GI Benefits Considered Income on Your Tax Return?
If you're a service member or a veteran with an honorable discharge, the GI Bill may provide funding to help with college costs. The benefits can add up to thousands of dollars that you do not have to report as income on your individual income tax return. 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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