Free tax preparation and free electronic filing is provided by AARP Volunteers in Payson.
AARP Tax-Aide is administered through the AARP Foundation in cooperation with IRS. The free service is provided to low and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 60 and older. It is available from Feb. 1 through April 15 at the following locations and times:
• Payson Elks Lodge, at the southwest corner of Airport Road and Beeline Highway — Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Gila Community College, Mud Springs Road — Thursday, Feb. 17, 27, March 3, 10, 17, 31, April 7, 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (closed on March 24 due to Gila College spring break).
Tax filers need to bring: a picture ID, Social Security card for all persons claimed on the return, last year’s tax return, 2010 tax documents and proof of real estate taxes actually paid in 2010.
No appointments will be taken.
For further information, call Joan Stephens at (928) 472-6229.