Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available to assist low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. Scheduled dates are Tuesdays, Feb. 1-April 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. An appointment is required. A mask is required to enter the building.
South Huntington cardholders register beginning Jan. 7; out-of-district Jan. 21. To make an appointment, call the Circulation Desk at 631.549.4411.
Please bring to your appointment current tax documents and a copy of last year’s state and federal tax returns, along with photo ID and Social Security card. Also, please be sure to bring the completed intake form that you will receive by mail after you make your appointment. If filing jointly, both people must attend the appointment.
AARP volunteers cannot prepare returns that include rental property, military income, alternative minimum tax or those with many stock transactions.
Bethpage VITA is offering virtual appointments for those earning less than $60,000 annually. Taxpayers must have an email address, access to a computer or device with secure internet access and be comfortable with video chatting and uploading documents. To get started, CLICK HERE.
You can also utilize the TaxSlayer FSA Software and prepare your own return for free: Click here to request access to the free software.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has also created online tools and resources to help you find the information you need. They include an Interactive Tax Assistant, Free File Fillable Forms, the Where’s My Refund tool and more.