Free Income Tax Help For Military Extended
Good news for troops looking for free help in filing their income taxes. TurboTax just announced it is extending its free offer of TurboTax Military Edition until April 15, 2013. For those filing extensions, the offer goes until October 15, 2013.
TurboTax Military Edition is a version of TurboTax tax preparation software created just for the needs of military families. Here's a description:
With step-by-step guidance to help them claim every deduction and credit they’re entitled to, TurboTax Military Edition guides customers through everything from state of residency and filing in multiple states to combat pay as well as tax deductions for uniforms, relocation, <a href="http://usmilitary.about.com/od/travelpay/a/pcsentitlements.htm">PCS</a> and special provisions for the <a href="http://taxes.about.com/od/deductionscredits/qt/earnedincome.htm">earned income tax credit</a> – helping them keep more of what’s theirs.
Junior enlisted personnel, rank E-1 to E-5, will be able to use TurboTax Military Edition free through this year's tax season. For E-6 to E-10 and military officers, the cost is $24.95.