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Tax center helps deployed service members file income taxes

Staff Sgt. Myreen Castaneda, a laboratory technician with the Medical Support Squadron, 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing and a San Diego native, looks on as Tech. Sgt. Joseph Derr, a volunteer tax assistant, reviews her tax paperwork at the Joint Base Balad Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center March 3 at JBB, Iraq.

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This work, Tax center helps deployed service members file income taxes, by SGT Michael Camacho, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.03.2010

Date Posted:03.06.2010 03:55

Photo ID:257435



Size:3.14 MB

Location:BALAD, IQGlobe

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  • Volunteers will provide income tax preparation and filing assistance at a tax center at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, scheduled to open from February through April. Service members deployed to combat zones are not required to file taxes, but may choose to do so to receive their refunds or avoid filing two tax returns next year.
  • Col. John Farnam, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, cuts a ribbon to open the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Tax Center alongside Marines who work there during a ribbon cutting ceremony aboard MCAS Miramar, Calif., Jan. 30. The tax center has a team of Marines certified by the Internal Revenue Service to file taxes free of charge for active-duty service members, retirees and military spouses. For more information call 858-577-1040.
  • Brian Cahill (standing), Internal Revenue Service senior tax specialist and Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA) instructor goes over personal exemptions from the Volunteer Resource Guide during the first day of VITA training held at the Naval Operations Support Center. The training was held for active duty, Reservist and retired service members who want to help their fellow service members by assisting with tax returns. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Dagendesh/Released)
  • Navy Counselor 1st Class Menh Luc, a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center representative, helps Electronic Attack Squadron 141 Command Master Chief Kevin Manns file his taxes using the Naval Air Facility Atsugi VITA office. The office is open to all active duty military personnel and their families to file their yearly tax returns. The office is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and is by appointment only. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan G. Greene/Released)

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