Fort Carson Tax Center ceases operation

By Capt. Wes Brown, Legal Assistance attorney, tax services officer in chargeJanuary 10, 2023

Fort Carson Tax Center ceases operation
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FORT CARSON, Colo. – In the past, the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (OSJA) at Fort Carson has offered tax preparation services. Effective Oct. 5, 2022, a decision was made by the Department of the Army requiring Legal Assistance offices to cease assistance with tax preparation. As a result, the Fort Carson Legal Assistance Office will no longer provide tax preparation services or a Tax Center. Tax preparation services will, however, be available to Gold Star Families.

To lighten the impact of this, the Fort Carson Legal Assistance Office will provide eligible clients a weekly tax brief and other helpful resources.

The income tax brief will be offered at building 6222 every Friday at 1 p.m. until April 14. The brief will cover the most frequently asked questions surrounding income taxes and provide attendees a next step in the tax preparation process. All attendees will also receive an income tax legal information paper, which will detail various topics in income tax law. The Legal Assistance Office will also provide resources for locating free civilian tax preparation services.