The Fort Bragg Tax Center will close its doors for the 2012/2013 filing season on April 26 at 5 p.m. The tax center will remain open until midnight on April 15 to accommodate last-minute filers. After April 15, the tax center will operate on a 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday schedule.

The tax center will continue to provide assistance on an appointment or walk-in basis. The tax center provides free tax

The tax center is located on the sixth floor of the Soldier Support Center on Normandy Drive. The current hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.,  Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays, closing on Sundays.

If you visit the tax center after 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, you must enter and exit through the main canopy-covered entrance to the Soldier Support Center. This will be the only entrance open after hours and on Saturdays.

Active-duty servicemembers, including members of the Reserve and National Guard component on active-duty orders for more than 29 days, Family members and retirees are encouraged to take advantage of the tax center.

Assistance is provided on an appointment or a walk-in basis. Appointments are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 396-1040 or 396-8299 (TAXX).

In order to have returns prepared, taxpayers must:

Arrive at the tax center no later than one hour prior to closing.
  Bring their W2 forms, which can be downloaded from the DFAS MyPay website at A copy of a leave earning statement cannot be used.
  Bring their military/dependent/retiree ID card.
  Bring a power of attorney if filing for another person or filing “married filing jointly” without your spouse present and any tax forms they have received in the mail.
  If taxpayers want to receive an expedited refund via direct deposit, they must also bring a canceled check.