Code 16 Tax Information

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance / Electronic Filing (VITA / ELF)

VITA sites provide free self-service tax assistance to Servicemembers and their dependents.

  • 2017 State Tax Guide – Intended as a reference for U.S. Military VITA program volunteers, it provides basic information and contact points for state returns.
  • Armed Forces' Tax Guide – Published by the IRS to provide guidance on a wide range of military-specific tax issues that may affect service-member tax returns.

General Tax Information

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