GREENWOOD LAKE — The Greenwood Lake Public Library, at 79 Waterstone Road, will serve as an AARP Tax Aide site on Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Feb. 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, and 8. Starting in February, all community members in New York (or New Jersey), regardless of age, can schedule an appointment calling 211 (or 1-800-899-1479) and have their taxes prepared and filed online by IRS trained specialists for free. (be sure to mention that you are requesting an appointment for the Greenwood Lake Library location). Each appointment can take up to two hours and patrons must call the above Tax Aide number direct, not the library itself.
Scheduled participants should bring the following items with them to an appointment:
Photo I.D. required for all taxpayers
Income: W2, Unemployment, SSA-1099, pension, IRA or annuity distribution (1099-R)
Payment: Federal or State Income paid (including quarterly est. tax payments)
Deductions: 1098 form showing home mortgage interest, paid property, tax bills, charity donations, medical/dental expenses
Health Insurance: 1095A, B or C forms, if applicable
Credits: Dependent care provider information, 1098-T/1098-E (Tuitions/Loans)
Last year’s tax return (s)
Social Security cards/other official documentation for yourself/every individual on your return
Checkbook, if you want to direct deposit any refund(s)
This service is provided by the AARP Foundation and the CASH Coalition.
Go to AARPFoundation.org for more information.