The tax season is upon us once again and hopefully, you are already done with your return. However, if you have not yet filed your taxes, the American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offer free advice and several services to seniors and retirees.
According to ABC News, the “AARP’s tax aid program is and has been for many years the largest single participant in the tax counseling for the elderly program.”
The IRS has also dedicated a special section of their website for Seniors and Retirees, featuring advice and resources on common tax issues for aging adults, such as on Tips for Seniors in Preparing their Taxes, Life Events That May Have Tax Consequences for Seniors and Retirees, e-file Filing Options, Tax Facts for Seniors with a Change in Marital Status, Frequently Asked Questions for Seniors, Products for Older Americans, Are Your Social Security Benefits Taxable? and general information for filing your federal tax return.
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