Tax Season can leave Soldiers Confused

March 2009
Soldiers;Mar2009, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p16
The article discusses the Earned Income Credit (EIC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC), income tax provisions that are different for the U.S. military. The EIC is designed specifically for low income earners who have children while the CTC provides a $1,000 credit for each child listed on one's tax return as dependent. According to the author, a law provision exclusively for military members enables U.S. soldiers to apply for these tax credits.


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