Tax-Aide volunteers are trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service and must pass a rigorous exam to qualify as a Tax-Aide counselor. Counselors are certified to assist in preparing and filing the 1040 personal income tax forms.
AARP Tax-Aide offers a variety of services each year beginning in February through April 15:
Free face-to-face tax assistance and preparation are provided at nearby community sites
Answers tax questions
Electronic filing (e-filing) is offered allowing the tax return to be fully completed while you're at the site
Information to schedule an appointment, what to bring, and where to go will be forthcoming within the next few weeks.