Bill would simplify state residency rules for military spouses
By Leo Shane | MilitaryTimes.com
Military spouses would be able to simplify their state residency status — and their tax bills — under new legislation introduced by a pair of Republican lawmakers this week.
The measure is designed to untangle the sometimes complicated residency rules surrounding military families, whose frequent duty assignment changes and cross-country moves can leave a confusing trail of paperwork.
Bill sponsors Rob Wittman, R-Va., and Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said simplifying those rules could lead to fewer financial problems for those families and even help military spouses continue their careers as they jump from state to state. ...read more…