Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) has announced the release dates for 2018 tax documents. Once again, it is time to look at your W-2 and wonder where all the money went. Oh, and you also can use it to file your taxes.
Here is the release schedule:
|Document||Date available on myPay||Date Mailed|
|Retiree 1099R||Dec. 19, 2018||Jan. 11, 2019|
|Annuitant 1099R||Dec. 21, 2018||Jan. 11, 2019|
|Reserve Army, Navy, Air Force W-2||Jan. 5, 2019||Jan. 14, 2019|
|Reserve & Active Marine Corps W-2||Jan. 11, 2019||Jan. 14, 2019|
|Federal Civilian Employee W-2||Jan. 19, 2019||Jan. 24, 2019|
|Active Army, Navy, Air Force W-2||Jan. 22, 2019||Jan. 23, 2019|
Documents are available on DFAS's myPay website long before they are mailed. DFAS recommends that you should sign up for electronic document delivery. Not only are your documents available earlier, you'll have an online copy should a paper copy get misplaced.
If you don't have a myPay account, you should sign up for one. With myPay, there are many things you can do quickly and securely online. Check out our myPay page for details.
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