Correction To Taxpayer Stories

Two reports referring to Americans who do not pay taxes included mentions of active-duty military service members. Military personnel do pay federal income tax. But there are exemptions for some, including those who are serving in designated combat zones.

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We also have a correction for you this morning. Two reports in our air in recent days listed Americans who do not pay income taxes, and those lists included mentions of active duty-military service members. Those statements were too broad.

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Military personnel do pay federal income tax. But there are exemptions for some, including those who are serving in designated combat zones.

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