How Are Army Reenlistment Bonuses Paid Out?
The bonus is usually paid in a lump sum or 50% The remaining bonus amount is paid in equal annual installments. It is taxable, however if you reeenlist in a tax-free combat zone or are a foreign national who reenlists OCONUS it is not taxable, and the installments are also tax-free.
The initial payment of your Selective Re-enlistment Bonus (SRB) should take no longer than 30 days from the date of re-enlistment. If, after 30 days, you have not received your payment, you should contact your servicing finance officer, career planner, or admin or personnel office.
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