Grand Strand Chapter of the

     Military Officers Association of America


Active Duty Income Tax 

Active duty pay is taxable. Reserve & National Guard drill pay is not taxable.

Retired Pay Income Tax

South Carolina is phasing in an increase in the amount of retired pay you can deduct from your total taxable income. The rates are as follows:

SC Retired Military Pay Exemption

Tax Year

Retirees Under 65

Retirees 65 and Older














Did You Know :

Veterans are eligible for discounted  or even free  Internet service and computers. Take a look at the guide here:

Some Important Benefits Links: 


As a major component of the Military Health System, TRICARE combines the health care resources of the     uniformed services with networks of civilian health care professionals, institutions, pharmacies and suppliers to provide access to high-quality health care services while maintaining the capability to support military operations.


Here is a link to an important announcement for those who currently have dental coverage through the Tricare Retiree Dental is drastically changing before the end of the year.

  MOAA TriCare Dental News.docx       

We're the largest military and veteran membership organization — 10 million members strong.'s free membership connects service members, military families and veterans to all the benefits of service — government benefits, scholarships, discounts, lifelong friends, mentors, great stories of military life or missions, and much more.

MOAA Travel

Gain access to exclusive military and government travel discounts! 

Plus, get a coupon towards you first trip! Government Vacation Rewards has more military & government discounts than anybody. Plus receive coupons, onboard credits, FREE nights, and more... Book your trip online or call one of our U.S. based vacation consultants to help you with all your travel needs. Traveling has never been this easy. No stress. No hassle. Just an amazing, relaxing, vacation experience. 

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Official seal of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs


Veterans Administration Benefits:






Mesothelioma Guide for Veterans  

This organization guides patients through the complex medical system and provides them with free resources on treatment options, specialists, and support groups. Moreover, the website features up to date medical information, including recruiting clinical trials for those interested in experimental treatment.

If you wish additional information, please click on the following link.  

MOAA Grand Strand Chapter is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Mailing Address:  Grand Strand Chapter MOAA,  P.O. Box 15842,  Surfside Beach, SC. 29587

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