Military Relevant Aspects of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Military Relevant Aspects of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a major revision of the tax code. The most referenced and detailed analysis of it is available here, but the Military Officers Association of America posted a great summary of military-relevant aspects here. The highlights...
DoD Releases 2018 CONUS COLA Rates

DoD Releases 2018 CONUS COLA Rates

The Defense Department released its 2018 Continental United States (CONUS) Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) rates, which will take effect on January 1, 2018. Approximately $28 million will be paid to 28,000 service members stationed in CONUS in 2018; $13 million less...
2018 Maximum Conforming Loan Limits for VA Home Loans

2018 Maximum Conforming Loan Limits for VA Home Loans

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages in 2018. In most of the U.S., the 2018 maximum conforming loan limit for one-unit properties will be $453,100, an increase from $424,100 in 2017. This is important...