Combat Zone


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Combat Zone

A place where a war is taking place. If the U.S. Department of Defense designates an area is a combat zone, troops deployed there are not required to pay income taxes on earnings made while there. Likewise, any income earned while treating an injury sustained in a combat zone is tax-free.
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The Savings Deposit Program is available only to those serving in designated combat zones.
39) This choice would extend the UCMJ to all US representatives, not just contractors, in a combat zone.
COMBAT ZONES I HAVE WORKED IN: El Salvador, Ethiopia, Vietnam.
Generally speaking, deployment, or short-term assignment, of civilians to a combat zone should be considered only when--
The suspension of time encompasses the period of service in the combat zone during combatant activities in the zone, as well as 1) any time of continuous qualified hospitalization resulting from injury received in the combat zone, and 2) time missing in action, plus the next 180 days.
There was no association between combat deployment and depression, but deployment to a combat zone was significantly associated with meeting both the broad and strict PTSD criteria, Dr.
To minimize time in the combat zone, the E-2Cs were only on the ground long enough to refuel, swap crews, and have minor maintenance performed.
Sammler's Planet of 1970 and Tim O'Brien's If I Die in a Combat Zone of 1973.
Because our work identified that the combat zone tax exclusion could impact some service members, Congress asked us to focus our work on military cash compensation and to do additional work to estimate the effect of the combat zone tax exclusion on service members' compensation.
Due to the recent rundown of the Navy and the refusal of P&O to lend us any of their liners, because of the deplorable state in which they were returned after previous adventures in the Falklands and the Gulf, it will be necessary for you to make your own way to the combat zone.
The only "official" guidance from the IRS appears in the "Newsroom" of the IRS website in a short discussion entitled "Employer's Frequently Asked Questions for Employees in Combat Zone.
Members of the Armed Forces serving in a contingency operation are now eligible for the same extension of the tax filing deadline as applies to members of the Armed Forces serving in a combat zone.
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