Free income tax form preparation for seniors and lower-income residents

LAS VEGAS - There is free assistance available to help seniors and lower income residents with their tax returns.

Volunteers from AARP and the IRS are offering residents free assistance with personal income tax form preparation and electronic filing at five city of Las Vegas senior and community centers.

Volunteers are trained to assist in filing tax forms and basic schedules. Those needing assistance will be required to bring a copy of your 2015 income tax return, Social Security card, photo identification and all of your applicable 2016 paperwork to the appointment. 

Help is available at the following locations:

VITA Free Tax Form Preparation (ages 18+)
Tuesday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; through April 13; by appointment only.
Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., 702-229-6125.
The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited-English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Call 702-229-6125 for appointments.

VITA Free Tax Form Preparation (all ages)
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through April 14,
Stupak Community Center Computer Lab, 251 W. Boston Ave., 702-229-2488.
The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited-English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Call 702-732-2052 for appointment; bi-lingual assistance available.

AARP Free Tax Form Preparation (all ages)
Mondays and Wednesdays; 8:30 a.m. to noon; through April 12; by appointment only.
Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6454.
Call 702-229-6454 for details and to make an appointment.

AARP Free Tax Form Preparation (ages 50+)
Mondays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Feb. 6-April 10, by appointment only.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702.
Call 702-229-1702 for information and appointments.

AARP Free Tax Form Preparation (all ages)
Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Feb. 8-March 28; by appointment only.
Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., 702-229-1600.
Call 702-229-1600 for information and appointments.


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