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Schedule for releasing electronic, hardcopy tax statements

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Military service members, military retirees and annuitants, and federal civilian employees paid by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service can expect to receive their 2006 tax statements beginning this month.

DFAS customers with myPay access will be able to retrieve their tax statements electronically up to two weeks sooner than those relying on regular mail delivery. MyPay is a secure Web-based pay information system. One of the many benefits of this system is avoiding risks associated with identity theft. MyPay has a series of security measures with layers of defense against identity theft. The secure technology provided to myPay customers meets or exceeds security requirements in the private industry worldwide.

"Tax statements are available online, allowing customers to view and print W2s and 1099Rs. Whether anyone needs the statements to complete taxes or just want an extra copy for their records, the tax statements can be accessed and printed at any time," says Patrick Shine, DFAS operations director. "The printable statements are approved by the Internal Revenue Service."

Tax statements for DFAS customers are projected to be distributed by the dates in the following table:

Form/Document .......................... Available on myPay ................... Mailed via post office
Retiree Annual Statement ....................... Dec. 9 ......................................... Dec. 16-31
Retiree 1099R ........................................... Dec. 15 ....................................... Dec. 16-31
Annuitant Account Statement ................. Dec. 18 ....................................... Dec. 19-31
Annuitant 1099R ....................................... Dec. 18 ....................................... Dec. 19-31
VSI/SSB W-2 .......................................... Not available ................................. Jan. 4 - 5, 2007
Active Air Force, Army, Navy W-2 ............ Jan. 22 ....................................... Jan. 23-29
Reserve Air Force, Army, Navy W-2 ..... Jan. 2 ......................................... Jan. 5-8
Marine Corps Active & Reserve W-2 ... Jan. 5 .......................................... Jan. 9-10
Civilian employee W-2 ............................ Jan. 9 .......................................... Jan. 11 - 18
Savings Deposit Program 1099INT ... Jan. 19 ........................................ Jan. 19-20
Vendor Pay 1099 .................................. Not available ................................. Jan. 27-31

Shine added that current myPay account holders can eliminate the costs associated with generating and distributing the tax statements immediately by signing up and using myPay.

If people have a personal secure e-mail address the personal identification number will be delivered to that address. Users with military e-mail addresses, i.e., .mil, or a pre-registered personal e-mail address can receive their new PIN via e-mail. All others will receive their new PIN via mail in approximately 10 working days from the date of request.
If customers have forgotten their PIN, as well as new users wanting to request a PIN can do so on the myPay Web site, https://mypay.dfas.mil.
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