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Filing income tax forms can be a complicated and somewhat painful process. Gathering documents is a chore. Tax forms can seem confusing to the uninitiated. And military families face additional obstacles at tax time: they may not know about certain military-specific tax provisions that can benefit them, and they are also prey to certain tax schemes that target the military community.
Sometimes deployments come with advance notice, but other times they can be sprung upon military families suddenly. While service members generally go through some pre-deployment processing, family members do not. Here are some tips for preparing for a deployment.