Important Information for Veterans Receiving Payments Under the Compensated Work Therapy Program

New York

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy

~~“The Internal Revenue Service has announced that payments made under the Department of Veterans Affairs Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) program are no longer taxable by the federal government, and that veterans who paid federal income tax on these benefits may claim a refund for tax years 2004, 2005, or 2006. As a result, these benefit payments are no longer taxable by New York State.“

Systems: 
  • Other
Other: 
  • New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
Date Enacted: 
01/01/2009
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