combat pay


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extra pay for soldiers engaged in active combat

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It was also revealed that AFP soldiers stationed in conflict areas receive combat pay of only P240 per month," Lanete said.
BEIRUT: Syria will hike combat pay for soldiers and officers serving in the 500 areas around the country where troops are confronting "terrorists," Prime Minister Wael Halqi said Monday, while also urging young men to report for mandatory military service.
When librarians need combat pay, we risk making a fool of ol' Charlie Darwin.
109-227, allows military personnel who receive tax-free combat pay to count it as earned income for IRA contribution purposes.
They are the ones who deserve spiritual combat pay.
Nontaxable combat pay can be considered for the Earned Income Credit.
Rangel, Charles [NY-15] "Draft Reinstatement bill" To require all persons in the United States between the ages of 18 and 42 to perform national service, either as a member of the uniformed services or in civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, to authorize the induction of persons in the uniformed services during wartime to meet end-strength requirements of the uniformed services, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the favorable treatment afforded combat pay under the earned income tax credit, and for other purposes.
Under the Heroes Earned Retirement Opportunities (HERO) Act, taxpayers who received tax-free combat pay can now use that pay to determine whether they qualify to contribute to either a Roth or traditional IRA.
I help customers all over the world with LIMS selection; it is hazardous duty, and you should demand combat pay.
Two years ago Congress chastised the Pentagon for considering scaling back combat pay raises, and last December Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was publicly reprimanded for failing to provide adequate protection for the troops.
The new law provides that combat pay, otherwise excluded from gross income under IRC Sec.
Military personnel can elect in 2004 and 2005 to include combat pay in gross income for purposes of the earned income credit--used to determine the refundable amount of the child tax credit.
You might imagine that our "war President," as he styles himself, would be in a rush to enrich the frontline troops, but last August his Administration proposed to cut the combat pay bonus of $150 a month.
The rest of the spending was on personnel, with about $4 bn being spent on special combat pay and the call-up of thousands of reservists, and an additional $2 bn on housing and feeding troops in the region.
The rest of the spending has been on personnel, with about $4 bn being spent on special combat pay and the call-up of thousands of reservists, and an additional $2 bn on housing and feeding troops in the region.
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