Your Tax Questions Answered, PCS Tips, Travel Deals: March 2020

 
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Ease into Tax Season with Help From MilTax
 
MilTax consultants are trained to answer questions about unique military tax situations — PCS deductions, rental properties, reservist travel, state taxes, first-time filers and more. When you’re ready, file your federal tax return and up to three state tax returns with the MilTax e-filing software. This is a free and easy-to-use benefit earned through military service, so why not take advantage of it?
 
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PCS: Inventory Your Belongings Now to Save Time Later
 
Taking inventory of your belongings is a good way to make your next PCS easier. Don’t depend on the movers to track your items. See these tips for creating an inventory that will save you time and effort when you unpack in your new home.
 
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Use American Forces Travel for Vacation Deals
 
Get a jump on your summer vacation with American Forces Travel, an online travel and vacation booking service just for the military community. You’ll get big discounts on hotels, event tickets, rental cars, flights and cruises and score deals with American Forces Travel’s best-price guarantee.
 
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Lower Post-Deployment Stress by Practicing Mindfulness
 
Returning home from deployment can be challenging and adjusting to a new routine may take some time. If any of your deployment experiences are affecting you and your family, learn how mindfulness techniques can help you re-center yourself physically and mentally.
 




 
Month of the Military Caregiver
 
In March, we salute those who assist someone with special needs, an elderly relative or a loved one with an illness or injury. Military OneSource provides caregivers with resources to help provide the best care while staying healthy and positive.
 
 
Resources to Help Military Teens Pay for College
 

There are many ways to finance a college education – savings plans, scholarships, grants, student loans and other financial aid. Learn about the options available to your teen so they can reach their future goals.

 
 
 
The Navy Physical Readiness Test is Changing in 2020
 
To make sure sailors can meet the physical demands of military service, they regularly take the PRT. The Navy is making two important changes to the PRT later this year, so here’s what you need to know to get ready now.
 
 
 
7 Small Steps to Big Financial Rewards
 
Here’s a way to stretch this year’s 3.1% increase in basic pay even further - make small changes now to the way you manage your money to achieve greater financial security in the future. Follow these seven steps to help you save more money every day.
 
 
 
 
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  Since 2009, when the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act was signed, military spouses may keep their state of legal residency to that of their service member, regardless of which state they currently reside.  
 
 
 
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