AARP Tax aide program offering free tax prep and e-filing
Free income tax preparation and electronic filing is offered in St. Lawrence County by the AARP Tax-Aide program. The service is available Feb. 4 through April 15 in the following locations:
• Massena, Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.;• Potsdam, Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Midtown Apts., Munson Street;
• Canton, Tuesdays, 3-7 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Miner Street; and
• Ogdensburg, Thursdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ogdensburg Rescue Squad building (former Hackett’s Store), Pickering Street.
Bring all documents showing income for 2018. Filers must bring last year’s tax return, photo ID and Social Security cards for anyone to be included in the tax return, and a NYS Drivers License(s) or NYS I.D. for taxpayer and spouse.
Remember the Tax-Aide program is not limited to serving senior citizens; AARP does not discriminate based on age.
Aides are trained to prepare returns for most taxpayers and can claim all the usual credits -- Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Credit, Education Credits, etc.
Info: Call AARP Tax-Aide, Sheryl Campbell, 315-212-0450.