Commentary

January 31, 2014

Dollars and Sense

Military members can create allotments using myPay (https://mypay.dfas.mil/). There are two types of allotments: discretionary and nondiscretionary.

• Discretionary allotments allow members to specify individuals, institutions, or businesses to receive a definite portion of pay and allowances. No more than six discretionary allotments are allowed.

• Nondiscretionary allotments are made to specifically designated agencies or purpose (savings bonds, charity, child/spousal support, government indebtedness, relief payments and assistance funds). There is no limit to the number of nondiscretionary allotments.

For more information, visit the Defense Finance and Accounting Service website or visit 56th Comptroller Squadron Customer Service in Bldg. 1150.

Coyote quote: “Those who say it can’t be done should not interrupt the ones doing it.”




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