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2016 W-2 Distribution Schedule

Tax forms showing adjusted gross income with checkbook and calculator
Tax forms showing adjusted gross income with checkbook and calculator

DFAS customers with myPay access ( will be able to obtain their tax statements online on the day they are posted using the secure and convenient pay management system. Additionally, military retirees and annuitants can download their 2016 account statements with information on wages, tax withholdings and allotment information.

2016 - 2017 tax statement myPay and USPS mail schedule: 


Date available on myPay

Dates mailed via the
U.S. Post Office

Retiree 1099R

Dec. 16, 2016

Dec. 19, 2016 - Jan. 10, 2017

Annuitant 1099R

Dec. 15, 2016

Dec. 19, 2016 - Jan. 10, 2017

Active Duty Air Force, Army, Navy W-2

Jan. 21, 2017

Jan. 21 - 26, 2017

Reserve Air Force, Army, Navy W-2

Jan. 6, 2017

Jan. 9 - 13, 2017

Marine Corps Active & Reserve W-2

Jan. 12, 2017

Jan. 14 - 18, 2017

Civilian employee W-2

Jan. 12, 2017

Jan. 14 - 19, 2017

Travel PCS W-2

Jan. 31, 2017

Jan. 20 - 31, 2017

Army Non-Appropriated Fund Civilian Pay W-2

Jan. 12, 2017

Not available

Military/Military Retiree & Annuitant IRS Form 1095 Jan. 17, 2017 Jan. 17, 2017
Civilian (DoD/Non-DoD) IRS Form 1095 Jan. 17, 2017 Jan. 17, 2017

Tax statements available through myPay are approved for use by the IRS. In addition to their earlier availability over mailed forms, tax statements posted to accounts in myPay remain available throughout the year.

Additionally, myPay users can establish limited access passwords for family members and trusted caretakers or tax preparers to view and print tax statements. Limited access users are not permitted to make changes to the primary users account information.  After logging in to myPay, go to Personal Settings to establish limited access passwords.

myPay is a secure Web-based pay information system. One of the many benefits of this system is avoiding risks associated with identity theft. The secure technology provided to myPay customers meets or exceeds security requirements in private industry worldwide.

Using myPay to access tax statements eliminates the preparation and mailing costs incurred with the traditional distribution methods. Combined with the earlier availability of statements online, this makes myPay a better option for many DFAS customers and the Department of Defense.

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