Military retired pay stops upon death of the retiree! ... The annuity which is based on a percentage of retired pay is called SBP and is paid to an eligible beneficiary. It pays your eligible survivors an inflation-adjusted monthly income. A military retiree pays premiums for SBP coverage upon retiring.
Survivor Benefit Program Overview - Military Compensation
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Report the death online at the DFAS website. You can also call DFAS at 800-321-1080. Please have the decedent's Social Security Number and the date of death when you call.
Military Retiree Casualty DOs and DON'Ts
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If retirement is for disability, and all retired pay is tax-free, a IRS Form 1099-R will not be issued. Retirees are not required to report this tax-free income. Some retirees retired for disability are entitled to claim a sick pay exclusion from their retired pay.
Taxable Income From Retired Pay | Military.com
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Military retirees and annuitants receive a 1099-R tax statement either electronically via myPay or as a paper copy in the mail each year.
Defense Finance and Accounting Service - DFAS
www.dfas.mil > RetiredMilitary > manage > taxes