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Why Are You Searching For BAS Rates?

A little mid-year review of our most popular posts and frequent searches brings up a fascinating subject.  The single most frequently read page at The…


Dual Military BAH Mil-to-Mil Basic Allowance for Housing

Dual Military BAH

When you have two military members married to each other, the rules regarding Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) can get a little confusing.  There is…



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2011 BAS Rates, Official

    . Looking for the 2012 Rates?  They’re here. I’ve got proof!  The 2011 Basic Allowance for Subsistence Rates are: Enlisted Personnel, $325.04 Officers,…


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2011 BAS Rates

Update 18 December 2010:  It’s official:  enlisted $325.04, officer $223.84. Alright folks, I am totally confused.  I got an email today saying that the 2011…


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2011 BAH Rates Released

The Department of Defense has released the 2011 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates.  I know people have been waiting anxiously, so I’ll just hit…



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Dual Military Dislocation Allowance

We’re in an orientation class at our new home, and one of the other couples in the class is dual military.  They have a lot…


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Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance

This post was replaced on 18 February 2014 to reflect new figures, websites and other information. You can find the new post here:  Military and…


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Taxable and Non-taxable Allowances

I’ve noticed some questions on Yahoo answers about which allowances are taxable and which are not.  At the current time, the only taxable allowance is…


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Update About Allowances & FAFSA

A quick update to my previous post:  The financial aid office from my college called me yesterday.  The very nice representative had spent several days…




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2010 BAS Rates

I have been checking the internet every for weeks, looking for the 2010 Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS) rates.  I go away for two days…


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2010 BAH Rates Coming 12/17

According to a scrolling notice recently put up at the DOD BAH query page, “2010 BAH Rates will be available 17 December 2009.”  It is…