Free tax service available from AARP

By Press Release

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation help to anyone, especially those who are 50 and older, who can't afford a tax preparation service.

Tax-Aide is the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are trained and IRS-certified each year to ensure they know about and understand the latest changes and additions to the U.S. Tax Code.There's no fee and no sales pitch for other services. AARP membership is not required.

For an appointment in Delta call the Delta Senior Center, 247 Meeker, at 874-7837. For an appointment in Montrose, call 252-4889.

The checklist below includes items you need to bring when you visit an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide site:

• Last year's tax return.

• Social Security cards or other official documentation of Social Security number for yourself and every individual on your return.

• Photo ID for all taxpayers.

• Checkbook if you want to direct deposit any refund(s).