The countdown is on! Now through April 16, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide – the nation’s largest, volunteer-run, free tax preparation program – is ready to help taxpayers with basic federal and state income tax returns. Available to middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special attention given to those 60 and older, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides face-to-face assistance at nearly 250 sites across Massachusetts, including the following sites:
Grafton Senior Center, 30 Providence Rd; by appointment only. To make an appointment at this site, call (508) 839-9242.
Hopedale Crossroads Clubhouse, 11 Williams St; by appointment only. To make an appointment at this site, call (508) 474-4715.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are well-versed in federal and state tax rules, and focused on helping taxpayers identify all the tax credits and deductions for which they may qualify, including:
- “Circuit Breaker” tax credit which is available for Massachusetts property owners and renters who are age 65 and older and meet certain criteria;
- Energy Efficiency Credits which may be available to qualifying Bay State residential property owners; and,
- Schedule HC, proof of health insurance coverage, which is required of all Massachusetts residents.
For more information, call 1-888-AARP-NOW (1-888-227-7669) or go online to www.aarp.org/ma.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is administered by the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service. The AARP Foundation is an affiliated, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan, charitable organization established in 1961. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org/taxaide.