For all of us Turbo Tax and H&R wannabe tax preppers (myself included) the following information is good reason for us to check over our taxes thoroughly, keep our addresses updated and make sure you thoroughly understand the combat tax inclusions.
According to Army Times over 30,000 troops owe close to $390 million in back taxes.
One of the biggest issues mentioned is frequent moves which causes important mail sent from the IRS not to be received by the soldier or his family. I know in my experience I missed out on a document that would have caused me to get a little more money but it went to my old address for whatever odd reason and quite frankly I forgot about it.
You can check out the article here for more details on this issue.
Will this article make you think harder about doing your own taxes?
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