For a lot of military households, tax preparation is simple, straightforward, and free. Every year, just collect the paperwork and head down to the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) office, and the staff can help you do your taxes. Or, if you’d rather do it on your own, you can either use a software provider such as TurboTax, or go to the IRS FreeFile website. The IRS also has a link to find free state filing options, based upon certain eligibility criteria.
However, you often get what you pay for. Over the course of your military career, you …Read More