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Tax help available for Team Scott

For those who haven’t noticed, tax season has arrived. As in years past, the Department of Defense is teaming with Military OneSource to make the preparation and filing of 2017 tax returns as easy and convenient as ever.

Military OneSource MilTax is a suite of free tax services tailored for military life. It offers secure and free tax preparation, e-filing software, and easy access to tax consultants with military expertise.

For younger troops who may be filing for the first time, or who may require individual assistance, the Legal Office staff is available to assist in preparing and filing their tax returns between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, immediate family members, and eligible survivors may access MilTax at www.militaryonesource.mil/tax-services.

As always, the Scott AFB Legal Office is standing by to assist. Anyone entitled to legal assistance may speak with an attorney regarding specific tax-related questions during regular legal assistance hours between 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Scheduling an appointment is not necessary.

For younger troops who may be filing for the first time, or who may require individual assistance, the Legal Office staff is available to assist in preparing and filing their tax returns between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. This service is available to military members in the grade of E-1 through E-4, including National Guard and Reserve members who are on orders and entitled to legal assistance at the time of the appointment.

For additional information, please call 256-3542 or email 375amw.ja-legaloffice@us.af.mil.

Although no appointment is necessary, people should contact the Legal Office in advance to minimize their wait time and to confirm what items they will need to bring with them in order to prepare their returns.

The Legal Office is located on the second floor of the 375th Air Mobility Wing Headquarters, Building P-3. For additional information, please call 256-3542 or email 375amw.ja-legaloffice@us.af.mil.

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