The American Society of Tax Problem Solvers has launched a program with 70 of the group’s member firms to help returning combat veterans get their tax problems resolved.

A recent article published this week in the Military Times, which also ran in its fellow Gannett publication USA Today, described the tax problems faced by members of the military (see Soldiers Owe the IRS $400 Million). Data from the Internal Revenue Service shows that approximately 30,000 active-duty troops and about the same number of reserve members owe a total of about $390 million in back taxes to the IRS, in part due to the many changes of address they are forced to undergo, and the time they need to spend on combat duty.

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