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Does base pay change with dependents?

Does base pay change with dependents?

1. Does military base pay increase with dependents? No. Military basic pay is only based on rank and years of service.

Does military pay go up with dependents?

Yes, but not in the way you’re hoping. That BAH bump comes only once, when the service member gets married or, if they don’t marry, when they have more than 50% custody of their first child. After that, the rate does not change per child or per dependent — it’s a one-time thing.

How much extra is dependent pay in the military?

A servicemember with dependents who serves an unaccompanied tour of duty may be entitled to a family separation allowance (FSA) of $250 per month.

Do you get BAS in basic training with dependents?

The key difference between BAS and BAH is that family members are not eligible to receive BAS so the rate remains the same no matter how many dependents a service member may have.

How do you get BAH with dependents?

It depends on whether or not you have legal and physical custody of your children, pay child support, and/or live in single-type Gov’t quarters. If you have legal and physical custody of your children, then you are authorized BAH at the with-dependent rate if not assigned adequate family-type Gov’t quarters.

What is a dependent allotment?

An allotment is a way to withhold or distribute money from a service member’s military paycheck. There are two types of allotments, discretionary and non-discretionary: Discretionary allotments can be used for expenses such as rent, car payments, loan payments, and voluntary payments to dependents.

Is Army salary tax free?

Is Army Reserve pay tax-free? Pay and allowances for the Reserves are exempt from income tax if members only participate in part-time service or training. If you’re in the Reserves and perform full-time continuous service (even as a volunteer), you will need to pay tax on your salary and allowances.

How much does an e6 make in the army with dependents?

Army Staff Sergeant Salary Calculator

Average BAH allowance (no dependants) $18,709.80 per year
Average BAS allowance (enlisted) $4,883.76 per year
Total Estimated Compensation $57,786.36 per year

Can I join the National Guard with dependents?

You may be able to join the Army National Guard with four dependents, but you often have to seek a waiver and your options will be more limited. The standard limit is two or fewer dependents in addition to a spouse. If you are single, you typically can’t have dependents or pay child support for two or more dependents.

Can you join the Army with 5 dependents?

DoD generally prohibits the enlistment of any applicant who has more than two dependents under the age of 18.