AARP Tax-Aide Recognizes Maryland Tax Day

In recognition of Maryland Tax Day on Saturday February 27, four AARP Tax-Aide sites will be open to provide free assistance to low- and middle-income taxpayers for the preparation of their federal and state income tax returns.  Returns will be prepared on a first-come, first served basis.  Appointments will not be required on February 27.

•    Caroline County Public Library – Denton, 100 Market St., Denton, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
•    Easton Volunteer Fire Department, 315 Aurora Park Ave., Easton, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
•    Kent County Board of Education Building, 215 Washington St., Chestertown,
9:00 am. to 4:00 pm
•    Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

When you visit an AARP Tax-Aide site, bring along photo identification; social security cards for yourself and all dependents; copies of 2008 income tax returns; W-2 forms from all employers; all 1099 forms including 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099R, 1099-G, 1099-MISC, and SSA-1099; child care provider information including name, employer ID or social security number, and amount paid; real estate taxes paid; details for itemized deductions; and 2009 income tax estimated payments or withholdings.

All Mid-Shore AARP Tax-Aide sites will continue to prepare tax returns on their regular days and times through April 15.  To find the AARP Tax-Aide site closest to you, call 1-888-227-7669, or visit the AARP website at www.aarp.org/money/taxaide.

AARP Tax-Aide is a not-for-profit, volunteer-run program offered by the AARP Foundation in conjunction with the IRS to provide free tax preparation assistance to low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 60 and older. AARP Tax-Aide volunteers receive extensive training to assure they are familiar with the latest changes in the tax code, can accurately prepare tax returns, and answer related questions.

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