WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today concluded its annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams with a warning to taxpayers to remain vigilant about these aggressive and evolving schemes throughout the year.
This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 48th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.
To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a new video, a tip sheet and encouraging people to take advantage of AARP’s free tax preparation services.
Looking for tax help? Book an appointment with an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Counselor. Now through April 15, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest, volunteer-run, free tax preparation program is still helping New Hampshire taxpayers with their federal tax returns.
Last year, 750 AARP Tax-Aide volunteers in communities across Wisconsin helped over 43,500 Wisconsinites fill out their tax returns, resulting in refunds totaling more than $26 million.
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