Hostile Fire / Combat Tax Exclusion

Hostile Fire / Combat Tax Exclusion

If applicable, Fellows may submit the Hostile Fire Pay / Combat Tax Exclusion request through their local pay office.

DO NOT send this request to CAPSTONE. Capstone will provide a letter for sea service if this entitlement applies.

NAVY: Fellows qualifying for HOSTILE FIRE PAY AND COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION must submit a letter with a list of names requesting to be qualified for each entitlement to their local pay office. This letter is required, will be signed by the CAPSTONE Director and will be sent to the class with the draft travel voucher at the end of the course.  A copy of your orders and travel voucher must accompany this letter. Each entitlement requires a separate letter. (Example: One letter for HOSTILE FIRE PAY and one letter for COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION).

MARINES: Fellows qualifying for HOSTILE FIRE PAY AND COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION must submit a letter with a list of names requesting to be qualified for each entitlement to their local pay office. This letter is required, will be signed by the CAPSTONE Director and will be sent to the class with the draft travel voucher at the end of the course.  A copy of your orders and travel voucher must accompany this letter. Each entitlement requires a separate letter. (Example: One letter for HOSTILE FIRE PAY and one letter for COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION).

AIR FORCE: Fellows qualifying for HOSTILE FIRE PAY AND COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION must submit a copy of their orders and travel claim to their local pay office.

ARMY: Fellows qualifying for HOSTILE FIRE PAY AND COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION are required to submit a DA Form 4187 requesting HFP/COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION to their local pay office. Fellows need to include a copy of TDY orders and travel voucher highlighting the time period in which the individual is requesting payment for travel to the hostile fire/imminent danger zone. The following statement should be written in the REMARKS section of the DA Form 4187: Member requests HOSTILE FIRE PAY and COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION for the month of travel (use whichever month applies).

COAST GUARD: Fellows qualifying for HOSTILE FIRE PAY AND COMBAT ZONE TAX EXCLUSION are required to turn in a copy of their overseas orders and travel claim to their local PERSRU.