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Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will be in the Arlington libraries from February 1, 2014, until April 14, 2014, to help low- and middle-income taxpayers (with special attention to those age 60 and older) fill out their federal income tax returns. AARP Tax-Aide also provides online assistance that includes a list of frequently asked questions and a form to email questions to Tax-Aide volunteers. For more information, please contact AARP directly by calling toll-free, 1-888-AARPNOW (1-888-227-7669) or visit their website. Tax returns will be electronically filed which promotes accuracy, safeguards information, and speeds up returns.

Times and locations

Monday

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. East Arlington Branch starts February 3

Tuesday

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  George W. Hawkes Central Library starts February 4
10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Lake Arlington Branch starts February 4

Wednesday

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  East Arlington Branch starts February 5
1-5 p.m.  Southwest Branch starts February 5
1-4:30 p.m.  Southeast Branch starts February 5

Thursday

1-4:45 p.m. Woodland West starts February 6

Friday

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  George W. Hawkes Central Library starts February 7

Saturday

10 a.m. -  2 p.m.  George W. Hawkes Central Library starts February 1

Please bring the following:

  • copy of last year’s income tax return(s)
  • W-2 forms from each employer
  • unemployment compensation statements
  • SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-B, etc.) showing interest and/or dividends and documentation showing original purchase price of sold assets
  • 1099-misc. showing any miscellaneous income
  • 1099-R form if you received a pension or annuity
  • all forms indicating federal income tax paid
  • dependent care provider information (name, employer, ID, Social Security number)
  • all receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions
  • Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Free volunteer income tax assistance to low and middle income families that may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is offered by Tarrant County United Way and other local partners, including the Lake Arlington Branch. Other Tax Preparation Center Locations, Dates and Times

Mondays and Thursdays from 1-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lake Arlington Branch.

State Income Taxes

Texas, along with six other states, Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming, do not have a state income tax. If you have lived part of the year in another state, you might have to pay taxes there.