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Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Act

By Paul Stone
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 1998 – An active duty soldier takes up residence in the city outside his new duty station. When he registers his car, the city clerk tells him he also owes $300 in personal property tax. But does he?

An airline pilot gets called up for a six-month reserve tour flying missions over Iraq, and her lower military pay isn't enough to cover all her bills. Will reserve duty mean financial ruin?

For the answers to these money questions and other legal issues, see the American Forces Press Service Special Report on the Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act at http://www.defenselin k.mil/specials/Relief Act_Revision/.

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