Tax Center

Fort Knox Tax Center offers NO-COST tax preparation to:

  • Active-Duty Soldiers (and other servicemembers)
  • National Guardsmen and Reservists on orders for 30 days or more
  • Military retirees
  • ID-card-holding Family members of any of the above (Must bring SSN card for all persons listed on the return)

Call for an appointment: 502-624-2771

Fort Knox Tax Center can prepare most federal and state income-tax returns for individuals.

Where to go

Pike Hall, Building 1310, Basement
Knox Street @ Third Avenue (between the traffic circle and Eisenhower Avenue)

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What to Bring

Everyone must bring:

  • Photo ID for the primary taxpayer
  • SSN card for all persons listed on the return
  • Last year's tax return, if you have it

Bring if applicable to your situation:

  • W-2
  • 1099 or 1098 (student tuition, mortgage, pension, cancellation of debt, etc.)
  • Power of Attorney or Special Power of Attorney (specifically for tax filing)
  • VOIDED check (for direct deposit of refund)
  • Day care information with the name, address and Employer Identification Number (EIN)—you will have to ask the day care provider for it
  • For itemized deductions, a pre-made list of what you plan to claim, with dollar amounts (Our tax preparers will not perform the calculations for you.)
  • For a personal home business, amounts of earned revenue and list of expenses for the business
  • For rental property, records (for example, a property-management statement) for expenses to be claimed
  • Documentation on energy credit for upgrades to your home (green-energy upgrades)
  • For National Guardsmen and Reservists, your orders of 30 days or more

Tax Center Information Papers

Fort Knox Tax Center is an initiative of the Commanding General, USACC & Fort Knox, and is sponsored by the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate.

Contact Information

Fort Knox
Office of the
Staff Judge Advocate

U.S. Army Cadet
Command & Fort Knox
Bldg 1310
50 Third Avenue
Fort Knox, KY 40121

Fax: 502-624-2488


Administrative Law
Telephone: 502-624-7414
DSN: 312-464-7414

Tort Claims /
Medical Affirmative Claims
Telephone: 502-624-2934
DSN: 312-464-2934

Personnel Property Claims
Telephone: 502-626-3000
DSN: 312-536-3000

Criminal Law
Telephone: 502-624-2853
DSN: 312-464-2853

Legal Assistance
Telephone: 502-624-2771
DSN: 312-464-2771

Soldier's MEB Counsel Office
Telephone: 502-624-2603
Telephone: 502-624-2310
Telephone: 502-624-2423
DSN: 312-464-2603/2310/2423

Trial Defense Service
Telephone: 502-624-4417
DSN: 312-464-4417

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Updated 18 Apr 2019