NVLSP Press Releases
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
Combat veterans are being notified by the Department of Defense
Due to the role of National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) in helping to pass the Combat-injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) is informing more than 130,000 wounded warriors they are eligible for tax refunds. [more]
Released 3/19/18 | Tags: Congressional Legislation
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NVLSP News Articles
Released 8/24/18 at Blogarama | Tags: Congressional Legislation
The Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 has brought good news for veterans as they can now claim tax refund on the money that they paid as disability severance payments. [more]
Released 8/12/18 at Felton Business News | Tags: Congressional Legislation
The government owes thousands of veterans a tax refund due to a mistake dating back to the early 90s. As a part of the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016, certain veterans can now receive up thousands of dollars in refunds. [more]
Released 7/26/18 at Military Connection | Tags: Congressional Legislation
More than 130,000 U.S. veterans who were released from service due to injuries sustained in combat are due substantial federal income tax refunds because of a Department of Defense error that stretched on for decades. The veterans who were wrongfully taxed could be eligible to receive a refund for taxes they paid on disability compensation. [more]
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