Retired Soldiers and Veterans

Retired Soldiers and Veterans

AUSA Led the Way – Past Successes

  • Prevention of new co-pays and fees for under 65 TRICARE beneficiaries \
  • Elimination of the SBP – Social Security offset
  • Approval of concurrent receipt
  • Waiver of the Medicare Part B penalties for military Retired Soldiers(part of the Medicare legislation)
  • TRICARE for Life for over 65 Retired Soldiers and the Pharmacy Benefit for all beneficiaries
  • Reduction of the Catastrophic cap from $7500 to $3000
  • Elimination of financial penalties for federally employed Retired Soldiers
  • Full funding of TRICARE/Pharmacy Programs for all beneficiaries

 

Tax time! DFAS reports an error in the Form 1099Rs mailed in early January

The Form 1099Rs retired service members use to file their taxes that were mailed out by DFAS in early January, but they were missing the last digit in the Payer’s Federal Identification Number.

DFAS mailed out corrected 1099s as of Feb. 1. With the backlog in the USPS system, you should be receiving them in the mail shortly.

If that doesn’t work for you, the fastest way to get your corrected 1099 is from the myPay website.

If someone you know doesn’t use the internet, they can call 800-321-1080, select option 1 for Self-Serve, select option 1 again, then enter your Social Security Number when prompted, and the 1099R should be in the mail within 7-10 business days to the address DFAS has on record.

If your address on file with DFAS is out of date and you are not a myPay user, you can get your 1099R sent to an updated address by submitting your request online at AskDFAS.

 

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