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Marine Corps Recruit Depot


Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Western Recruiting Region

San Diego, CA
Tax Center



Who is Eligible?
Active Duty Personnel, Dependents, and Retirees.
Primary Mission – Serve the Junior Enlisted (E-5 & Below) Secondary Mission – All other eligible persons.

Hours of Business
Walk-ins: Monday-Thursday 0800-1200
Fridays 0900-1200 (must arrive before 1100)
Appointments: Monday-Thursday 1300-1600,
Fridays 1300-1530

To schedule an appointment call (619)-524-8713.
If the line is busy please call again a few minutes later.

Location of Tax Center
Building 12 (next to SJA and across from the Gym) on Chosin Ave.

What to Bring
Military ID Card
W-2 + LES + Social Security Cards
Last Years’ Tax Returns
Power of Attorney (POA) signed by spouse if Married Filing Jointly and spouse is not present (POAs are available next door at Legal Assistance).
1099s and all other Income Forms/IRS/Tax Documents

What to Expect – The Process
Intake Interview
Meet with the Tax Preparer & clarify potential issues
Determination if we can prepare your Return
Prepare Return
Quality Review & Taxpayer Review
Electronic Filing by us if eligible, Paper Filing by taxpayer if not

Col. Daniel R. Kazmier, the Chief of Staff for Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego (MCRDSD), and the Western Recruiting Region (WRR), and 1stLt. Michael T. Held, the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, and Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego tax center Officer in Charge, participate in the grand opening of the tax center at MCRDSD, Jan. 22, 2020. The tax center is available to help active and retired service members complete their taxes in a timely manner and free of charge. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Beatty)