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Income Tax Tips for PFMs Working with Military Families

February 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST


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This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.

This 90-minute webinar will address updates to tax changes that affect military families and service members. Barbara O’Neill will discuss tax basics and common tax errors during the first half hour of this interactive webinar. In the second half, Taylor Spangler of the University of Florida Extension will talk about the specific tax issues of concern to military families, as well as provide military-specific resources for tax help and support. Carol Kando-Pineda of the Federal Trade Commission will close the session with an update on the resources available through identitytheft.gov.


Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D. – Financial Resource Management Specialist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has been a professor, financial educator, and author for 35 years. She has written over 1,500 consumer newspaper articles and over 125 articles for academic journals, conference proceedings, and other professional publications. She is a certified financial planner (CFP®), chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), accredited financial counselor (AFC), certified housing counselor (CHC), and certified financial educator (CFEd). Dr. O’Neill served as president of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and is the author of two trade books, Saving on a Shoestring and Investing on a Shoestring, and co-author of  Investing For Your Future, Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women, and Small Steps to Health and Wealth.  She earned a Ph.D. in family financial management from Virginia Tech and received over three dozen awards for professional achievements and over $900,000 in funding for financial education programs and research.

Taylor Spangler, AFC® is an FCS Extension Program Coordinator at the University of Florida. Taylor currently serves as a coordinator for the Florida Master Money Mentor, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, Financial Ambassadors, and Florida Saves programs.


AFC-credentialed participants can earn 1.5 CEUs. More information about this process is available here. This webinar is approved for 1.5 general CEUs for FinCert Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC).



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Income Tax Tips for PFMs Working with Military Families Slides – Slideshare

Income Tax Tips for PFMs Working with Military Families Slides – Slides

 New Federal Income Tax Law Slides from IFAS/Extension Presentation

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