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Unfortunately, changing your "home of record" (which is the home you lived in just prior to deployment
Home of Record Change
The ability to change your home of record is very limited. In most cases individuals will
not be allowed to change their home of record. An individual’s home of record is a place
recorded as the home of the soldier when commissioned, appointed, enlisted, inducted or ordered
on active duty.
However, if you have a break of service for at least 1 full day, THEN you can change your home of record
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What does change of station have to do with my question....the question is that per Ohio tax law, I should not be considered a residence per the info that I provided to you...why did you not address this??? Change of station is already shown by my SF50...why did you respond regarding Change of station, which was not my question
I'm sorry that you felt that I didn't address your question correctly., however I've done quite a few taxes for people in the military (Thank you SOO much for serving for our country by the way)
What alot of the service people have run into is the same thing you did.
As a regular civilian, you could move away, break all ties with OH, and move on
You stated yourself that OH has ignored your DOD travel orders, and has billed you for years 2004-2011
That's because the state of OH has not accepted your SF50.
Once you were deployed from OH, OH became your home of record. It didn't matter that you sold your home, and had no intention of ever coming back..........the state of OH was listed as your home of record.
In the US Military, there is a difference between the terms "Home of Record," and "Legal Residence."
"Home of Record" and "Legal Residence" may, or may not be the same address. One's "Home of Record" is the place one was living when they entered the military (or, re-enlisted in the military, if one chooses).
What I'm saying here is that your "home of record, OH, was NOT changed . and that'
that's why they want their money.
Since you are in the military (even as a civilian dod) you must first change your home of record with the military.
However unfair this law may be, you must FIRST change your home of record with the military. You will know if that was done by looking at your W2's for the years in question. If they still list OH on your W2, then you may have an uphill battle.j
Unfortunately,as a member of the DOD you MUST change your "home of record" FIRST with the military (they're the ones reporting OH earnings)
Please look at your W2's for the years in question. My bet is that they still show OH in the "state" box
Or just check with the military to see what state they are listing on your W2
I understand your frustration.........but as long as you are in the dod at all, you have to play by THEIR rules, and those rules are often at odds with the rest of US civilXXX XXfe.
which means that as long as OH is listed as your home of record, the military is reporting your earnings to OH, no mater where you're stationed
That is not true! OH listed on my W-2 because:
That is not true!
Oh is only listed on my W-2 because my fiancé lives there and he would be able to take care of my bills! So your ASSUMPTION is not correct! My SF 50 clearly states move from Germany to Boise ID. The SF 50 AND my TRAVEL ORDERS lists BOISE, ID as my home of record...AND, the movers from DAYTON OH show my HHG shipped to IDAHO...the SF 50 is the OFFICIAL DoD record.
So I still did not get a response...I HAVE been overseas since 2004, whilst I was deployed to Saudi Arabia my house was sold by my boyfriend with my POA issued by DoD. I NEVER returned to OH but went straight to Boise, ID WITHOUT a BREAK in SERVICE and then deployed to Iraq again to start a 5 year tour. I provided the State of Oh with ALL TRAVEL ORDERS and with the SF 50...again which is the HOME OF RECORD and AGAIN is stated on my TRAVEL orders. I AM NOT MILITARY, and there is no regulation that states that I have to advise anyone of my home of record. I provided you the RESDIENCY laws of OHIO, yet, you have not addressed the RESIDENCY LAWS of OH. So I cannot see where your expertise is.
I am not trying to frustrate you (although I understand that I have been)
It doesn't matter WHY OH was listed on your W2.........the point is, OH WAS listed on your W2, and the dod is the one that listed it. This is the root of your problem
Did you happen to look at the other year's W2's that are also in question? Did they list OH, or ID ?
Since I truly don't want to frustrate you more, I am going to "opt out" which will put this question back on the board as an open question for another expert to answer