tax help

AARP Tax Aide is Back!

AARP Tax Aide is about to begin again, starting February 1st! Every year qualified agents from the American Association of Retired Persons volunteer at our libraries to complete the tax returns of elderly and low income earners. They work in our meeting room, Room L-129, Mondays (noon to 4 pm), Wednesdays (10 am to 2 pm), and Saturdays (11 am to 3 pm) and provide confidential assistance to as many people as they can accommodate.

If you wish to receive this tax return assistance, please bring with you as much of the following as applies to your situation:
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Valid identification with current address for yourself and your dependents
-Social Security cards for yourself and your dependents
-Your wage, salary, income statements (W-2 and/or 1099)
-Last year’s income tax return statement
-If you are a homeowner, the amount of property tax you paid in 2014
-If you bought a new vehicle in 2014, the amount of sales tax you paid
-Documentation for deductible expenses (mortgage interest, real estate taxes paid, medical expenses, charitable donations, mileage for volunteer work)
-Documentation for items that qualify for tax credit (child care, post-secondary education, home purchase contracts & closing statement for homes purchased in the past year)

Last tip: The Tax Aide people receive customers on a first-come, first-served basis only. So come early to get your name on the list!

Tax Help @ North Channel Branch Library

If you need help preparing your taxes, please come to the North Channel Branch Library  on Thursday April 10th  from noon to 4 pm. The experienced pros from AARP will be here for the LAST time this tax season to prepare tax returns for low income and elderly customers. Please bring your tax return from last year as well as your W-2's and other papers for this year. You may sign-up as early as 10 am on Thursday inside the North Channel Library. The North Channel Branch Library is located at 15741 Wallisville Rd., Houston, TX 77049-Phone: 281-457-1631. Please see the AARP website for more information: www.aarp.org

Help With Income Tax Forms

Tax form 1040It’s time again to fill out those pesky income tax forms.  Fortunately, AARP volunteers trained by the IRS will once again be at the Fairbanks Library 3 days per week to help people complete and file their federal income tax forms.  There are no age or income requirements for receiving help from the volunteers.  They will be here from February 1 through April 14, Mondays from 1 pm - 5 pm, Thursdays from 1 pm - 5 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am - 2 pm.  The volunteers offer assistance only in person (not by telephone) and only on a first come, first served basis (no appointments).

You Can Still Get Free Tax Help

Even though the AARP Tax-Aide Program has ended here at the Katy Branch, assistance is still available at some other locations through Monday, April 15.  The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation Locator can tell you when and where.

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AARP Tax Aide Begins Saturday, February 2nd

AARP Tax Aide begins this Saturday. Every year, trained volunteers from the Association of Retired Persons offer help in completing simple tax returns for elderly and low income earners. The help is offered three times a week in Room L-129 on a first-come, first-served basis until the middle of April.

Mondays from noon to 4 pm

Wednesdays 10 to 2 pm

Saturdays 11 to 3 pm

Please bring with you the following documents as they apply to your situation:

AARP Saves You Time and Money This Tax Season

Tax DragonThe volunteer CPAs of AARP will be here to help you file your taxes again this year. All people needing with free tax assistance on a first come, first serve basis are eligible; you do not need to be a member of AARP. Why pay to get your taxes filed? Come to the library and let the fine folks here do it for you!
Starting in February, days will include:*
Mondays from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursdays from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
& Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
*Additional Days: Monday, April 16th & Tuesday, April 17th

 

Help With Income Tax Forms

Tax formIt’s time again to fill out those pesky income tax forms. Fortunately, AARP volunteers trained by the IRS will once again be at the Fairbanks Library 3 days per week to help people complete and file their federal income tax forms. There are no age or income requirements for receiving help from the volunteers. They will be here from February 1 through April 13, Mondays from 1 pm - 5 pm, Tuesdays from 1 pm - 5 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am - 2 pm. The volunteers offer assistance only in person (not by telephone) and only on a first come, first served basis. (Appointments are not possible.)

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