QHDA

(redirected from Qualified Hazardous Duty Area)
AcronymDefinition
QHDAQualified Hazardous Duty Area (US Congress designated)
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One change is specifically applicable to military members who have served in a combat zone or qualified hazardous duty area who may have lost their eligibility for the Earned Income Credit because of their service in the combat zone (and resultant lack of earned income).
Income earned by military members in a combat zone (CZ) or qualified hazardous duty area (QHDA) is generally excluded from gross income.
Extensions of the filing due date for personal income tax returns until at least 180 days after leaving the combat zone or qualified hazardous duty area without incurring penalties or interest; and
Suspension of delinquent tax collection of military personnel serving in the combat area for 180 days after leaving the combat zone or qualified hazardous duty area.
Taxpayers also must include the dates they entered and left the combat zone or qualified hazardous duty area.
Members serving in a combat zone or qualified hazardous duty area may qualify for special additional tax benefits, including an extension of the filing deadline.
The qualified hazardous duty area includes Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Macedonia.
The qualified hazardous duty area includes the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia/Montenegro), Albania, the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea north of the 39th parallel.
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