Veterans Guide to Claiming Refund of Federal Income Tax Withheld from Disability Severance Pay
If you are an armed forces veteran who received Disability Severance Pay from 1991 to 2016 with Federal Income Tax Withheld you are now allowed to file amended tax returns and claim a refund of these amounts withheld from your pay.
Those Who QualifyArmed Forces Veterans who received disability severance pay from 1991 to 2016 with Federal Income Tax withheld.
Statute of Limitations TimelineYou have one year from the date of the letter the IRS mailed to you advising of your right to file an amended tax return and claim a refund of these amounts.
How much could I receive?You can receive a full refund of Federal Income Tax withheld or you can claim the following standard amounts:
Tax Years 1991 to 2005: $1,750
Tax Years 2006 to 2010: $2,400
Tax Years 2011 to 2016: $3,200
What form do I file and where do I file it?Form 1040X
Internal Revenue Service
333 W. Pershing St., Stop 6503, P5
Kansas City, MO 64108