AARP offers free income tax assistance

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Free assistance with income tax preparation is available from the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Foundation Tax-Aide program.

Electronic filing will be available free of charge. AARP membership is not required for assistance. Volunteers will assist taxpayers on a first-come, first-serve basis from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays from Feb. 4 to April 15 at the Greensburg Community Center, 110 North 1st Street, Greensburg. Other times may be available or to make an appointment, call Brenda Cook at 270-932-7459. Counselors are not trained to assist with special tax handling such as farm income and clergy.

Persons using the service need to bring the following photo identification, social security cards for taxpayer, spouse and dependents, copies of last year's federal and state tax returns; all W-2s, 1099s, interest income, dividend income and any other relevant materials showing their income and expenses for the 2013 tax year.