Status of Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) and Income Tax Reimbursement Allowance (ITRA)
We are waiting on 2014 General Services Administration (GSA) rates before we can begin processing RITA or ITRA claims. When we get the rates, we'll begin processing in the order claims were received.
Major events in your civilian relocation move
|This information provides a general understanding of civilian relocation travel.
It is not intended to replace guidance found in the Joint Travel Regulations.
Find rates for per diem, mileage and more at Defense Travel Management Office.
Vouchers received March 11th and 12th are being processed today.
Travel vouchers are processed in the order they are received. You should receive payment 3-6 days after your claim is processed. Find the date your voucher was received on your "notification of receipt" email. Check the status of your voucher by logging in to myPay. From the main menu, select "Travel Advice of Payment."
Our DFAS Rome, NY office processes vouchers for civilian employees of the following agencies:
- Defense Department Agencies
- Navy Working Capital Fund/Revolving Fund
- Army and the Army Materiel Command
Air Force and Marine Corps employees, we cannot assist you with your claim. Contact your finance office for travel pay assistance.
Types of Entitlements
Some authorizations for entitlements are left to agency discretion. You are encouraged to contact your authorized order issuing office for additional information on entitlements authorized for your specific civilian relocaiton move.
If you are traveling within the Continental United States (CONUS), the most common entitlements you could be authorized are:
If you are traveling outside the Continental United States (OCONUS), the most common entitlements you could be authorized are:
|En Route Travel to and from OCONUS|
|Renewal Agreement Travel (RAT)|
|Privately Owned Vehicle Shipment Pick-up/Drop Off Expense|
WHERE TO SUBMIT YOUR VOUCHER
Send civilian PCS vouchers to DFAS Rome!
Mail: DFAS, Rome
Attn: Travel Pay, Civilian Relocation
325 Brooks Road
Rome, NY 13441
If you receive an “unable to deliver” message when sending a fax or email, your claim package may be over the 10MB limit. Use the Travel Voucher Direct which allows you 3 attachments of up to 5MB each on our secure, encrypted website.
Important information to understand before your move:
Taxable entitlements - certain entitlements are considered taxable income
Advance entitlement - information to receive advance pay on anticipated travel
Withholding tax allowance - advance against Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA)
Be sure to read the frequently asked questions and avoid these top errors to get your payment without delay. Use the Traveler's and Reviewer's Checklist to make sure you complete all trequired information.
Also, you can download the Civilian Relocation Guide: How to complete the DD1351-2.
Page udpated February 2, 2015.