DoD Knowledge Base: FAQs

1099 Information & Procedures for Retirees
Published: 03/02/2005 | Updated:  07/29/2014
I am retired military and did not receive my Form 1099R for my taxes. How can I obtain a form 1099R so I can file my tax return?
REISSUE REQUESTS:
Retirees who did not receive their 1099-R, have questions about their 1099-R form or need to update their mailing address may contact: Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) by phone at 1-800-321-1080 Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST. Press 1099 when prompted, and your call will be forwarded to the next available Customer Service Representative. Be prepared to provide your social security number, date of retirement if you are a recent retiree, and your current mailing address. You will receive the reissued 1099-R approximately seven working days after your initial request. Their FAX number is 1-800-469-6559. Their mailing address is:

Defense Finance and Accounting Service
US Military Retirement Pay
PO Box 7130
London KY 40742-7130

CORRECTION REQUESTS:
To ensure our report of income and taxes matches the 1099-R you file with the Internal Revenue Service, requests for corrected 1099-Rs must be made in writing. The written request must include a complete explanation and justification as to why the 1099-R amounts are in error and be mailed to the addresses listed below.

Defense Finance and Accounting Service
US Military Retirement Pay
PO Box 7131
London KY 40742-7131

ANNUITANTS REISSUE REQUEST:
Annuitants who did not receive their 1099-R by January 31st of the current year, have questions about their 1099-R form or need to update their mailing address may contact: DFAS by phone at 1-800-321-1080, Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST. Their FAX number is 1-800-982-8459. Their mailing address is:

Defense Finance and Accounting Service
US Military Annuitant
PO Box 7131
London KY 40742-7131

CORRECTION REQUESTS:
To ensure our report of income and taxes matches the 1099-R you file with the Internal Revenue Service, requests for corrected 1099-Rs must be made in writing. The written request must include a complete explanation and justification as to why the 1099-R amounts are in error and mailed to the following address:

Defense Finance and Accounting Service
US Military Retirement Pay
PO Box 7131
London KY 40742-7131

You may also wish to visit the web site at http://www.dfas.mil/retiredmilitary.html.