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tax centerThe Fort Huachuca Tax Center will open Jan. 25, 2021 for the tax-filing season. Minimal contact tax preparation will be done by appointment only Jan. 25-April 15. Taxes will be prepared using a three-step process of scheduling a packet pickup, dropping off tax documents, and signing the return. No traditional face-to-face tax preparation appointments are being offered. Self-service kiosk computers (CAC enabled) will be available on a first come, first served basis.
Appointments will be filled on the following priorities:
- Gold Star Families
- Families of Deployed Service Members
- Active Duty & Families E-6 and below
- All other Active Duty Ranks & Families
- Retirees (Retiree-only Fridays will be held Jan. 29, Feb. 26 and March 26 for retirees, spouses and widows.)
For more specifics, see the information included in this flyer, the Tax Center FAQs or call 520.533.1040 beginning Jan. 22, 2021.
Administrative Law / 520.533.5712 or 520.533.5945
Services include providing legal reviews of Financial Liability Investigations of Property Loss (FLIPL), Line of Duty investigations, AR 15-6 investigations and Administrative Separation Actions. The office advises AR 15-6 investigating officers, Summary Courts-Martial officers and Article 32 officers. The office also provides legal advice to staff personnel regarding all issues affecting installation command policies.
Claims / 520.533.2212
Pursuant to AR 27-20, services include processing, investigating, adjudicating and negotiating the settlement of non-contractual claims on behalf of and against the Army filed at Fort Huachuca. These claims include personnel claims, tort claims, affirmative claims and Article 139 claims. The office provides professional resolution of claims filed against the U.S. government and assert claims on behalf of the U.S. government against responsible parties.
Military Justice / 520.454.1220
Supervises installation-wide Uniformed Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) matters by advising commanders in determining the disposition of pending or possible disciplinary actions (letters of reprimand to courts-martial) including administrative separations under AR 635-200 and AR 600-8-24, and conducts educational classes on military justice-related topics. The office also serves as the Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney. All civilian misdemeanors are processed through the Magistrate Court. For questions regarding tickets or fines assessed on Fort Huachuca, call 520.533.0508.
Legal Assistance / 520.533.2009 or 520.335.7930
Services include the preparation of wills, powers of attorney, name changes and step-child adoptions. The office also offers advice in a wide range of legal areas, including landlord/tenant, military administrative, family law and consumer law. Email Army.LAO.Huachuca@mail.mil.
National Security Law / 520.533.5524
Provides legal advice to commanders and staff on domestic, foreign and international laws that influence and affect military operations. Provides instruction on a myriad of intelligence law subjects to students and cadre of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, the Human Intelligence Training Joint Center of Excellence, and other Fort Huachuca tenant units. Coordinates for and provides legal guidance to the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command in the execution of DOD Information Network operations.
Trial Defense Services / 520.533.5370
Defending those who defend America. Trained and licensed attorneys ready to provide criminal defense to active duty Soldiers at Fort Huachuca and in the State of Arizona. (visit Trial Defense Services for more info)