2. Tax Saving Info Tax Tips for Members of the Military
If you, or someone you know, is a veteran or currently serves in the armed forces, find answers to common questions about special tax benefits and rules for members of the military.
Yes. Your son may be able to get an extension of up to 180 days to file and pay his taxes if he is serving in a combat zone. Learn more.
Yes. You must include your basic pay from active duty when you file your taxes. You must also include any special pay, such as diving duty or aviation incentives.
Yes. If you received income as a reimbursement or an allowance for the following, you don’t have to include it in your gross income: living allowances, family allowances, death allowances, moving allowances
No. You don’t have to include disability benefits you receive from the Veteran’s Administration in your gross income.
Remember, the deadline to file your federal and state taxes is Monday, April 15, 2013.