Code 16 Tax Information

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

The Navy tax assistance program assists military members and their dependants to file their tax returns free of charge with the help of volunteers trained and certified by the IRS.

  • 2015 State Tax Guide – Intended as a reference for U.S. Military VITA program volunteers, it provides basic information and contact points for state returns.
  • 2015 U.S. Navy Tax Centers by CNIC Region– Locate your nearest Navy tax assistance center.
  • 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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Mailing Address:
Legal Assistance (Code 16)
1322 Patterson Ave., Suite 3000
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5066
Phone Numbers:
Comm: (202) 685-4641
DSN: 325-4641
0800 – 1630
Monday – Friday