Tax help available at senior services

Published 9:53 am Thursday, January 28, 2016

AARP tax counselors will be on hand to prepare 2015 tax returns  Feb. 5-March 4 at Davie Senior Services on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on a first-come basis.

Appointments will be taken for March and April.

This service is free and available to adults of any age. Do the following before meeting with a tax counselor: bring 2014 tax return and supporting documents; have all documents needed to complete the 2015 return; open all envelopes containing 2015 documents, unfold the forms, and place them in a file folder or in a large envelope; make sure all out-of-pocket costs (if itemizing) have been totaled by categories for health insurance, doctor’s visits, drug; prepare a list of charitable donations and be sure you have verification of support from each agency.

Call Senior Services at 753-6230 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Bring proof of insurance if not on Medicare and plan to arrive 15 minutes before scheduled appointment.

Tax counselors are needed to ensure the continuation of this program. If you know of anyone who may be interested, contact Senior Services.