AARP Free Tax Return and Filing Help

Hilton Branch – AARP Foundation, in co-operation with the Internal Revenue Service, is providing FREE tax assistance, especially to low- and moderate-income residents, with special attention to those age 60 and above.  Trained volunteers will be preparing 2012 federal and state income tax returns.  Returns will be e-filed at no cost to the taxpayer, using IRS software.

Mondays, February 4 through April 15

Appointments are necessary.  Appointments available at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 noon and 1 p.m.  To make an appointment, call Gail at 973-669-4660.

Please be sure you have all necessary documents before calling.  Please do not call the library.  If a joint return is to be prepared, BOTH taxpayers should be present.

Documents to bring:

  • Social security cards for taxpayer(s), children and other dependents
  • Copies of your 2011 federal and state income tax returns
  • All documents related to income, such as:  W-2, 1099 (Social Security, interest, dividends, pension, tax basis for gains or losses)
  • Unemployment compensation statements
  • Information regarding deductible expenses, such as:  medical costs, property taxes, mortgage interest, and charitable contributions

For more information on the AARP Tax-Aide progrm go to www.AARP.com/taxaide