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Volunteer Opportunity! AARP Foundation Seeks Tax-Aide Coordinator in Maine

Posted on 07/3/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Maine | Volunteering         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 3, 2014       AARP Maine Announces Search for Next AARP Foundation Tax-Aide State Coordinator   Seeks Individual to Serve in Key Role and Represent AARP Maine Membership of 231,000     PORTLAND: AARP Maine announced today that the Association seeks a volunteer leader to serve as their new AARP Foundation Tax-Aide State Coordinator.The successful applicant will become part of a venerable tradition that spans every one of AARP’s 53 state …

AARP Foundation Tax Aide Volunteers Helping Alaskans Save

Posted on 06/13/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Alaska | Money & Work AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service and is helping Alaskans save. Tax-Aide provides free tax assistance and preparation for low- and moderate-income filers; particularly those age 60 and up. According to AARP volunteer Jan Watson, Anchorage District Tax Aide Coordinator, “Almost four out of five people who turn to AARP Foundation Tax-Aide are 60 or older. Household incomes aren’t high. For many of them, a tax refund could mean they won’t have to …

Help Georgians Save Money: Join The AARP Tax-Aide Program Volunteer Team

Posted on 06/10/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Money & Work We are seeking people, who wish to help others, and we will provide complete, free training for qualified applicants in the following roles: A. STATE COORDINATOR: Need a well-organized seasoned leader  to assist  the experienced team of  20 Districts Coordinators including the 850 volunteers, located throughout the state, in executing our 2014 Plan. This role can be based anywhere within the state of Georgia. The opportunity is available immediately. B. TAX  PREPARERS: Needed throughout the State from January to April.  No …

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Wraps-Up 2014 Filing Season

Posted on 05/21/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Local Resources | Volunteering Program Ends Season Assisting Over 52,000 Arizonans AARP Foundation Tax-Aide helped over 80,000 Arizona residents with their tax preparation services during the 2014 tax filing season. “We had an amazing year,” says Frank Perazelli, state coordinator for the national community service program in Arizona. “Through the efforts of our 1200 volunteers statewide we filed over 52,000 tax returns and saved people more than $10.4 million in preparation fees.” The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is an annual program that provides free …

Filing Deadline Doesn’t Have to be Taxing

Posted on 04/7/2014 by | AARP Hawaii | Comments

About AARP | Events | Hawaii | Money & Work With one week to go before the federal tax filing deadline, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is providing free tax preparation assistance at convenient locations across the state. AARP Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free tax preparation service, with special attention to residents age 60 and older who have low-to-moderate incomes. You do not have to be a member of AARP or a retiree to take advantage of this free service. Last year in Hawaii, Tax Aide volunteers helped more than 16,000 …

It’s Not Too Late For a Tax Break

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

California | Connecticut | Florida | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Maryland | Mississippi | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | Money & Work | New Hampshire | Oregon | Virginia | Washington | Washington DC | Wisconsin By Jean C. Setzfand Even though 2013 has come and gone, you can still get a tax break when you file your income tax return. How? By contributing to a Traditional IRA. If you’re self-employed, the same applies to your SEP-IRA or Keogh plan. If you need help filing your taxes, you may qualify for free assistance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program. Read on to learn how. Tax Breaks on IRA Contributions The …