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DON'T BE A VICTIM!  Be safe and make sure you’re only using the proper DFAS myPay site (https://mypay.dfas.mil/) to conduct your financial transactions! Scams can rely on what you don't know. Learn more about protecting yourself online and from imposters.


2023 TAX STATEMENT RELEASE SCHEDULE is set.Know when W2s or 1099Rs will be available via myPay.


SURVIVOR BENEFIT PLAN (SBP) OPEN SEASON - NDAA 2023 - ENDED JANUARY 1, 2024 – IMPORTANT POST-DEADLINE INFORMATION
The NDAA for Fiscal Year 2023 included a Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) Open Season. Open Season Enrollment and Discontinuance Forms must have been RECEIVED by DFAS before midnight Eastern Standard Time on January 1, 2024. Be sure to read the important post-deadline information on the DFAS SBP Open Season webpage


SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY/LINE OF DUTY SURVIVING SPOUSES WHO ELECTED THE OPTIONAL ANNUITY FOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN - Check Out Our Quick Reference Guide!
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 directed that as of January 1, 2023, the Optional Annuity for Dependent Children is eliminated and the SBP annuity payment must revert to the surviving spouse (if the spouse submits documentation and is eligible). If you are a surviving spouse who requested the Optional Child Annuity, we need your completed eligibility documents as soon as possible if you haven't provided them! Please see our special focus webpage: https://www.dfas.mil/sbp2023childoptrev


IMPORTANT NEWS FOR RESERVE AND GUARD GRAY AREA RETIREES
We created a new kind of myPay account especially for Gray Area Retirees! This account will help you stay connected to important news and updates between the time you retire from Service and the date you’re eligible to receive retired pay. Find out how to log on and update your contact information so you never miss a message.


ATTENTION: AIR FORCE AND SPACE FORCE CUSTOMERS! You have a new customer contact number! - All Department of the Air Force service members who have military pay related questions may call the Total Force Service Center (1 800 525-0102 or DSN 312 665-0102) for assistance or submit a myFSS ticket. The DFAS Customer Care Center no longer handles these calls. 


REPORT THE DEATH OF A RETIREE ONLINE
Use our convenient online form to report the death of a retiree at https://go.usa.gov/xnzQ9.

What to Do When a Military Retiree Dies - New Helpful Checklist
Please see our expanded webpage that outlines how to report a death and the steps to take after the death is reported. We also have a helpful "When a Military Retiree Dies" Checklist you can download and follow as you complete the steps.

Spouses and children of recently-deceased retirees: We have new, helpful tools and information to assist you with the SF 1174 for claiming the retiree’s Arrears of Pay. We can now deposit an Arrears of Pay (AOP) payment directly to an eligible claimant’s bank account instead of mailing a check. Please see the How to Claim Arrears of Pay Using the SF1174 webpage for details. We also have new, helpful tools and information to assist you with the DD Form 2656-7 for starting an SBP annuity. Please see the Start an SBP Annuity webpage for details.


Looking for Child Support, Spousal Support information? Go to our Garnishments page for more information.

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