Is it Time to End the Tax Breaks for Active and Retire Military Members?

Colorado Springs Independent | April 15, 2011
From 2008 to 2010, exchanges at Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base and the U.S. Air Force Academy sold nearly $600 million worth of goods to active-duty and retired military families, with most of those sales not subject to local and state sales taxes. Nor did the exchanges, run by a branch of the military called the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), pay any local property tax, personal property tax or income tax.

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