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Military OneSource MilTax
Start with Military OneSource MilTax for information on free tax filing in the military. MilTax is a suite of free tax services for the military community, including personalized support from tax consultants, easy-to-use tax preparation and e-filing software, and helpful information on filing your tax return in the military. MilTax services are designed to address the realities of military life – including deployments, combat and training pay, housing and rentals, and multistate filings – and to increase your chances of getting a tax refund.

Have questions? Call Military OneSource at 800-342-9647 or live chat to schedule a free consultation with a MilTax consultant or a financial counselor. OCONUS/international?

Free income tax return preparation

Legal Assistance Center (Army installations)
Every Army post has a Legal Assistance Center which also operate tax centers, with free income tax preparation and electronic filing for active duty Soldiers, dependents and military retirees.

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

Tax Center (Marine Corps bases)
Marine Corps bases have Tax Centers that offer free income tax return preparation assistance.

MyFreeTaxes helps people file their taxes for free while getting the assistance they need. United Way provides MyFreeTaxes in partnership with the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to help filers prepare their tax returns on their own or have their return prepared for them for free.

USAA and TurboTax
Enlisted members use TurboTax Online and file your taxes for free. Officers can file for free before Feb 28th, 2022.See note 

TurboTax Military Edition
In honor of our nation's military personnel, all enlisted active duty military and reservists can file their 2021 federal and state taxes FREE with the TurboTax military discount. Discounts not reflected in prices below. Offer not valid for officers. Excludes TurboTax
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