Can military spouse claim residency any state?

Can military spouse claim residency any state?

Yes. The law allows spouses to use their servicemember's state of legal residency as their own, for state and local taxes and voting purposes, “regardless of date of marriage.” That means they can “inherit” their spouse's state of legal residency without being physically present in that state. Q.

Are military spouses required to change drivers license?

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It's the big question: do I need to get a new driver's license when we PCS to a new state? The good news is that most of the time the answer is no. The bad news is that there are still states that don't give exemptions to military spouses.

What is a military spouse entitled to after divorce?

After divorce, the former spouse is entitled to the Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP), which is the Tricare version of “COBRA” for three years. And as long as the spouse remains unmarried and was also awarded a share of the military retirement or SBP, the former spouse may remain on CHCBP for life.

Are military spouses exempt from state taxes?

So, if you meet the requirements of the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act, both your income and the military income earned by your spouse in the military are free from taxation in the duty station state. Both spouses are subject to tax (income and property) in their home states.