Last year in Ohio, a total of 1,573 fully trained AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers helped more than 115,204 taxpayers file their federal, state and local tax returns. Taxpayers the Ohio volunteers assisted received $63,527,988 in income tax refunds, and $7,430,277 in Earned Income Tax Credits.
You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service. Our highly trained volunteers will be offering their services beginning February 4 at accessible and convenient sites throughout the nation, generally at libraries and community centers.
Nationwide in 2013, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide’s 35,000 volunteers at nearly 6,000 sites provided 2.6 million people with free tax help. Taxpayers who used AARP Foundation Tax-Aide received $1.3 billion in income tax refunds and more than $244 million in Earned Income Tax Credits (EITCs).
For more information or to locate an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide site, visit www.aarp.org/findtaxhelp or call 1-888-AARPNOW (1-888-227-7669). AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offered in conjunction with the IRS.