2014 Tax Information for Military Members and their Families
Tax season is here, and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) published their schedule of the release dates for Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, Retirees and Civilian employees.
2014 tax statement myPay and USPS mail schedule: (Information obtained from DFAS.mil)
|Form/Document||Avail on myPay||Date Mailed|
|Retiree Account Statements||12/5/14||12/19/14-1/10/15|
|Annuitant Account Statements||12/15/14||12/19/14-1/10/15|
|Active Duty Army/Navy/AF W-2||1/24/15||1/24-29/15|
|Reserve Army/Navy/AF W-2||1/7/15||1/10-14/15|
|Active/Reserve USMC W-2||1/14/15||1/16-20/15|
|DoD/Non-DoD Civ. Employee W-2||1/5/15||1/8-12/15|
|VSI/SSB W-2 *||N/A||1/5-10/15|
|Vendor Pay 1099||N/A||1/20-31/15|
|Vendor Pay MISC W-2||1/31/15||1/20-31/15|
|Travel PCS W-2 **||1/31/15||1/20-31/15|
|Army Non-Appropriated Fund Civilian Pay W-2 ***||1/14/15||N/A|
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