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Tips for the 130,000 Injured Veterans Seeking Refunds for Wrongly Taxed Severance Pay

Expert Attorneys are Actively Preparing Additional Advice to Help Veterans Claim Their Refunds

More than 130,000 combat-injured veterans had their lump sum severance pay improperly taxed by the government due to a computer glitch when they left the military from 1991-2016. On July 9, 2018, the Department of Defense began mailing letters to notify affected veterans, and on July 11, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance to assist veterans. NVLSP will be issuing advice in a few weeks to help veterans. [more]

Released 7/16/18 | Tags: Congressional Legislation

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Questions about the lawsuit over emergency medical cost reimbursement at non-VA facilities?

Released 1/31/19 at ConnectingVets.com | Tags: Agent Orange, Board of Veterans Appeals, Class Actions, Congressional Legislation, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Veteran's Benefits

Do you have questions about the lawsuit against the VA over the reimbursement of emergency medical costs at non-VA facilities? We talked to Bart Stichman, executive director at the National Veterans Legal Services Program to get some answers. [more]

Court rules VA must presume exposure for ‘Blue Water’ Navy veterans

Released 1/30/19 at ConnectingVets.com | Tags: Agent Orange, Board of Veterans Appeals, Class Actions, Congressional Legislation, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Veteran's Benefits

In a huge victory for tens of thousands of Vietnam-era sailors, a federal court on Tuesday ruled the Department of Veterans Affairs must presume "Blue Water" Navy veterans were exposed to Agent Orange, unlocking VA benefits and disability compensation. [more]

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