combat pay

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Noun1.combat pay - extra pay for soldiers engaged in active combat
pay, remuneration, salary, wage, earnings - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
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The Magna Carta bill proposes to grant PDEA officers and personnel to receive the following allowances aside from their basic salary based on the Salary Standardization Law: monthly PHP2,000 personnel economic relief allowance (PERA); PHP5,000 clothing allowance; PHP1,500 uniform allowance; hazard pay equivalent to 30 percent of the basic monthly salary; combat pay equivalent to 25 percent of basic monthly salary; representation and transportation allowances; longevity pay; and special counsel allowance ranging from PHP1,250 to PHP4,000 per month.
However, as a military family, combat pay, hostile fire pay and imminent danger pay don't count towards the limits.
After being drafted to serve in Vietnam, Keith Litavsky sent his combat pay home with a specific goal in mind: purchasing a new Corvette.
A flight at 40,000 feet over Vietnam earned a sky marshal a tax-free check with combat pay and aircrew pay for a month.
He said the government's current poverty alleviation programs for the marginalized and neglected sectors include conditional cash transfer program, higher pension for seniors, free medicine for indigent patients, added incentive and combat pay duty for police and soldiers, gratuity pay for job order and contract workers in the government, and regularization of thousands of employees.
Generally, combat pay can be excluded from income for tax purposes if the service member serves in an area that the president of the United States designates as such by an executive order (Sec.
Because the EEOC is sending a strong message that it seeks this information as part of its enforcement efforts to combat pay disparities based on gender, race and ethnicity, companies should assess their pay practices now.
"If nothing changes from year to year, an E-4, one income, two kids, no college credits, nothing like that, the tax return for eight months of combat pay in year one, and in year two they have zero months combat pay a[bar] could change as much as $3,500," said John Eakins, owner of San Diego-based Military Tax Services who prepares hundreds of military tax forms per year.
Summary: Syria will hike combat pay for soldiers and officers serving in the 500 areas around the country where troops are confronting "terrorists," Prime Minister Wael Halqi said Monday, while also urging young men to report for mandatory military service.
We understand the April meeting of the city's financial review panel was quite rough, but there's no truth to the rumor that the panel members are now requesting combat pay.
In fact, some directors are getting the corporate equivalent of combat pay.

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