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AARP kicks off tax prep help program Feb. 1

MADISON (WKOW) -- AARP Wisconsin is offering help to Dane County residents who need help with their income tax filings.

The first 2010 Tax-aide Program event kicks off Feb. 1; Madison-area residents are invited to stop by and learn more about tax preparation.

From 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Madison Financial Education Center, volunteers will be on hand to help residents file their tax returns at no charge.

Filers are asked to bring:

  • Proof of identification
  • Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents and/or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Current year's tax package if you received one
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year's federal and state returns if available
  • Bank routing numbers and account numbers for Direct Deposit
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's tax identifying number (the provider's Social Security Number or the provider's business Employer Identification Number)
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

The center is located on the lower level of Villager Mall at 2300 S. Park St.

Click here for more information about AARP Wisconsin or to schedule an appointment. You can also call 1-888-227-7669.


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