Armed Forces Taxes

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Members of the U.S. Armed Force Being Forced to Pay Income Taxes? It is claimed that no one in the Armed Forces can have a tax income exemption. However, an exemption for Armed Forces personnel is a great thing for the family and the person who is in the Armed Forces. For the people in the Armed Forces there are tremendous risks that the family is put in. The family has to worry about their parent not coming home or coming home but severely injured that they are paralyzed or in need of a prosthetic. If the Armed Forces personnel had that happen to them, the family would not be able to pay for the insurance or funeral. The income that the Armed Forces makes is not enough to pay for a funeral or insurance, or even enough to survive on if they did not have a job. The paychecks that retired military officers from the navy are not enough to support a family of two or even three. Many of these retired personnel find jobs after they leave the military but most of the time they cannot get a good enough paying job to support them for another 40 or 50 years. Many of the military are right out of high school or college, which causes their potential income to decrease when they get older. What would a family do if the parent died in combat and the personal income of that soldier was having income tax taken out? The family would probably not be able to pay for the funeral on their own, which would put them in debt and worse off. If the personal income of a soldier were to be exempted from income tax then the family would be able to pay for the funeral without needing to be in debt for borrowing or loaning money from a bank. Looking at the danger that the military personnel are put in on a daily basis it should be noted that they risk their lives for their country and for the belief of freedom. Knowing a retired military personnel and being in…...

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