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The holiday season has ended; now begins tax season

The holiday season has ended; now begins tax season

The holiday season is over, which means tax season is right around the corner, and there are big changes to the Stuttgart Tax Center this year.

January 9, 2019 ×
A bag of assorted coins is transformed into mostly paper money. Customers bring a receipt from the counting machine to the teller, who pays out the amount or, for Community Bank customers, deposits it into their account. Photo by John Reese, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

The holiday season is ending; tax season is coming

The Stuttgart Tax Center is opens on Jan. 28 and will be available to eligible individuals on a walk-in basis.

December 31, 2018 ×
Ask a JAG: The Stuttgart Law Center wants to hear from you

Ask a JAG: The Stuttgart Law Center wants to hear from you

The SLC wants to receive feedback on ways it can better serve the community.

December 7, 2018 ×
This is the current entrance to the SLC. They’re not joking–that’s the entrance. The staircase is there for your convenience. 

Ask a JAG: Finding the Stuttgart Law Center during construction

Due to ongoing construction, it can be difficult to find the entrance to the Stuttgart Law Center.

September 21, 2018 ×
Ask a JAG: Civilian PCS moves, relocation expense reimbursements

Ask a JAG: Civilian PCS moves, relocation expense reimbursements

While most people snooze as soon as the words tax and law are mentioned, now is not the time for a nap.

September 6, 2018 ×
Ask a JAG: Hiring your own attorney

Ask a JAG: Hiring your own attorney

The Stuttgart Legal Center has a few tips to help you make the best of a bad situation.

August 7, 2018 ×
Ask a JAG: Considering Advance Medical Directives

Ask a JAG: Considering Advance Medical Directives

Q: “I read that article in “The Stuttgart Citizen” last month–the one about wills, written by that extremely intelligent and handsome JAG officer–and I still don’t want a will.”

June 13, 2018 ×
Ask a JAG: Everyone should have a will … just in case

Ask a JAG: Everyone should have a will … just in case

Q:  My first sergeant told me I need to get a will before I deploy, but I don’t know why I would need one.

May 8, 2018 ×
Customs tips for your Germany home business

Customs tips for your Germany home business

So are you running a business? Do you need a German tax number or even a U.S. tax ID?

May 3, 2018 ×
FAQ: Parking, tickets, boots on-post

FAQ: Parking, tickets, boots on-post

Frequently asked questions about parking on-post, answered by the Directorate of Emergency Services, Military Police.

March 23, 2018 ×
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Hatch Act: Rules DoD employees should know regarding politics

Personnel must abide by the rules and regulations governing the dos and don’ts of posting online. The Hatch Act prohibits federal employees from engaging in political activity while on duty or in a federal room or building.

March 15, 2018 ×
Kindergeld retroactive payment change in 2018

Kindergeld retroactive payment change in 2018

Request Kindergeld no later than Dec. 31, 2017 to apply to receive four years vs. six months payment.

December 19, 2017 ×
December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month (3D Month) that focuses on the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In accordance with the Uniform Code of Military Justice, servicemembers can be arrested for DUI even if their vehicles are parked. So drunk individuals can be charged if they have physical control of their vehicle, to include sitting in the driver's seat with the keys in their pocket. Courtesy Photo

Sobering facts about impaired driving in Germany

The legal blood-alcohol content limit in Germany is 0.05, and 0.03 for anyone involved in a vehicle accident.

December 15, 2017 ×
Being pulled over by the Polizei for driving while under the influence can end your career.  File photo

Ask a JAG: Driving after drinking is one way to ruin the holidays

If you make the series of poor choices that leads to your arrest or detention for driving under the influence – make no mistake, the Polizei checkpoints are numerous and thorough – what happens next?

December 6, 2017 ×
Ask a JAG: What should you do when your property is damaged or stolen?

Ask a JAG: What should you do when your property is damaged or stolen?

A loss or damage claim may be compensable under Article 139 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

October 3, 2017 ×