Local

January 31, 2013

VITA office opens its doors

Senior Airman Michael Washburn
355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

The end of January marks the beginning of tax season and the opening of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance tax center on D-M.

“The VITA office is free and open to anyone with an ID card,” said Capt. Jenny Liabenow, 355th Fighter Wing Legal Office. “This includes active duty, dependents and retired individuals.”

Although the doors may be open for the VITA office, appointments need to be made. Appointments for active duty and dependents can be made now for tax preparation which starts on Feb. 1. The VITA starts taking appointments for retirees beginning Feb. 13 and VITA can start preparing taxes for retirees on Feb. 25.

A service like the VITA office is just one way the Air Force helps improve quality of life for military members and their families.

“Davis-Monthan does have a large active duty and retiree population and it’s a way to give our folks peace of mind,” Liabenow said. “It’s convenient, on base and free.”

Those who plan on getting their taxes prepared by the VITA office should bring the following items with them:

  • A military ID card
  • Social Security card for themselves, spouse and all dependents
  • All tax statement forms
  • All appropriate expense information
  • For a faster refund by direct deposit, please bring proof of bank routing and account numbers

The VITA office is located on the corner of Craycroft and Ironwood, and in the rear of building 3210. Call 228-3489 to schedule an appointment.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
(U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Brian A. Barbour)

Arizona Air Guard to watch over Super Bowl XLIX

Pilots and F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 162nd Wing’s Aerospace Control Alert Detachment at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base may take to the skies to help protect thousands of spectators at Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona,...
 
 

Free Tax services opens on Davis-Monthan

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance tax center opened its doors today for Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve and Public Health personnel. There are 35 volunteers at the VITA office to include 27 tax preparers with the ability to conduct 10 appointments at a time. “The volunteers here are IRS certified tax preparers,” according to Skip...
 
 

355th Security Forces Squadron armory

Senior Airman Deiron Armstead, 355th Security Forces Squadron arms room attendant, issues Staff Sgt. Tyler Rivas, 355th SFS NCO in charge of armory operations, a weapon at the armory at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Defenders who work flight line security, entry control, and patrol are issued weapons every day before their shift and return the...
 

 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey)

355th CES creates portable water system

The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Water Fuels System Maintenance shop has developed an innovative portable water system for facilities that lose access to a potable water supply. The system was designed and developed by Kar...
 
 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau)

D-M Airman receives early gift before the holidays

What seemed to be a normal visit from base leadership to the Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management building, quickly unveiled itself to be a career-changing day for a young staff sergeant. The 355th Fighter Wing comm...
 
 

355th Communications Squadron

Senior Airmen Kevin Davis and Garrett Leeper, 355th Communications Squadron radio frequency transmissions systems technicians, perform a preventive maintenance inspection on a giant voice pole at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Dec. 22, 2014. Checking the poles and amplifiers ensures base emergency warning systems remain operational. Staff Sgt. Luis Permont, 355th Communications Squadron radio fr...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin