Gen. Martin, E. Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff works with Capt. Michael A. Colucci, Tax Center Officer in Charge, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Tax Center, to review his documents for the 2012 tax year.

The Tax Center offers free income tax preparation and electronic filing for ACTIVE DUTY AND RETIRED MILITARY PERSONNEL, and their DEPENDENTS for 2012 returns and prior year amendments. The Tax Center is located in Fort Myer's Bldg. 406 (next to the Strike Zone bowling center). Hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am thru 4:00 pm. Walk-ins are welcome for 1040 EZ filers (generally W2s and 1099/DIV/INT). All others should call 703-696-1040 for an appointment. You must bring the following documents: Military ID; all W-2s; all tax forms received, all SSNs; Employee ID Number (EIN) for day care providers; all documents supporting deductions and credits; a copy of 2011 federal and state tax returns; and a power of attorney (IRS Form 2848), if filing on behalf of another. The tax center will be closing on 15 April 2013.