Buckley offers tax assistance options
By Senior Airman Phillip Houk, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs
/ Published January 24, 2014
BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --
Multiple tax assistance programs are available to Team Buckley members.
Buckley Air Force Base offers a free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program that provides free basic income tax return preparation to active-duty service members. The VITA program uses Internal Revenue Service-certified volunteers to provide free electronically filed income tax returns. For more information or to schedule an appointment call, 720-847-6450.
For service members seeking to file their own taxes several free programs exist online. Military OneSource has an online guide on how to use their online tax system available on their website
. TurboTax also provides a free tax service to service members E-1 through E-5 and provides a discounted rate to all other military ranks. More information is available on the TurboTax website
H&R Block offers their tax services at The Exchange to all Team Buckley members for a fee. H&R Block is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, and 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call H&R Block at 303-341-4472.