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What does debt payment mean on my Les?

What does debt payment mean on my Les?

What does the term “Advance Debt” on my LES means? That is our military pay system’s way of notifying the member that they’ve been overpaid. This usually occurs during a PCS or a deployment, and the overpayment occurred in a previous months pay cycle.

Where is my debt on Les?

Beginning in January 2021, your LES within myPay will reflect the monthly collection amount and contain a note in the remarks section that shows the remaining balance of deferred Social Security taxes. Below is a copy of an LES that identifies where the debt will be shown (deductions column and in the remarks section).

How do I find out how much I owe in DFAS?

Use the Online Debt Payment Status Tool to check your account balance, payment information, how the last payment was received and current account status.


How long does DFAS have to collect a debt?

If payment is not received within 30 days from the date of the letter, DFAS will proceed with referring your debt as required by law and your debt may accrue additional penalties and fees.

What is miscellaneous debt on Army Les?

An authorized miscellaneous payment is defined as a payment that is not initiated by a contract or task order, and is generally a one-time occurrence for which the government receives benefit. Miscellaneous payments will be paid if the underlying expense was authorized and if the claim is legally payable.

What happens if DFAS overpays you?

If you received an overpayment of a taxable item, the IRS requires it be reported under wages in the year it was paid. As you pay off the debt, we will issue a tax certificate each January for the principal paid in the prior year. Your tax professional or the IRS should answer questions about the certificate.

What is DFAS in debt and claims?

Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS)

Why do I owe money to DFAS?

DFAS collects debts incurred by military members that were not collected before they left service. Even individuals who were paid improperly are required to reimburse the Defense Department.

Why do I owe DFAS?

Why do I owe DFAS money?

What happens if I dont pay DFAS?

Penalty charges equal to six (6) percent of the unpaid principal balance will begin to accrue on your account if there are no payments received within 121 days of the initial debt notification date.

How do you read Les?

Fields 1-9 focus on identification.

  1. NAME: This is the service member’s name listed Last, First, Middle Initial.
  2. SOC.
  3. GRADE: The service member’s current paygrade.
  4. PAY DATE: This is the Pay Entry Base Date (PEBD).
  5. YRS SVC: In two digits, the actual years of creditable service.