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Military Filing Information on State Websites

Active Duty Military

Active duty military file their tax returns in their state of legal residence (SLR) – usually their home of record state. For more information on active duty military and their state of legal residence, see Filing State Income Tax When You're in the Military.

Each state decides whether a servicemember must file a return when they are stationed outside their resident state.

See the table below for links to state websites. The first column of links will take you to the active duty military filing information for each state.

A nonmilitary spouse of a service member, who qualifies under Military Spouse Residency Relief Act (MSRRA), can choose to keep that same legal residence as the military spouse. Refer to Military Spouses and State Taxes .

For information on guidance for each state when dealing with MSRRA, see the second column of links above.

Note: If a spouse does not qualify and/or does not choose MSRRA, they are considered a resident of the current state they are living in depending on the resident rules of that state.

State Active Duty Military MSRRA
Arkansas Click here  Click here 
Alabama Click here Click here
Arizona Click here  Click here
California Click here Click here
Colorado Click here Click here
District of Columbia Click here Click here
Delaware Click here Click here
Georgia Click here Click here
Hawaii Click here Click here
Iowa Click here Click here
Idaho Click here Click here 
Illinois Click here Click here 
Indiana Click here Click here 
Kansas Click here Click here 
Kentucky Click here Click here
Louisiana Click here Click here 
Massachusetts Click here Click here 
Maryland Click here Click here
Maine Click here Click here 
Michigan Click here Click here 
Minnesota Click here Click here 
Mississippi Click here Click here 
Missouri Click here Click here 
Montana Click here Click here 
North Carolina Click here Click here 
North Dakota Click here Click here 
Nebraska Click here Click here 
New Jersey Click here Click here 
New Mexico Click here Click here 
New York Click here Click here 
Ohio Click here Click here 
Oklahoma Click here Click here 
Oregon Click here Click here 
Pennsylvania Click here Click here
South Carolina Click here Click here 
Tennessee Click here  
Utah Click here Click here 
Virginia Click here Click here 
Vermont Click here Click here 
Wisconsin Click here Click here
West Virginia Click here Click here 

Some state websites are not yet updated; as we learn of new information we will update our list.


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