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Story last updated at 5:42 PM on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Free tax help available

AARP's Tax-Aide program is offering free basic tax return preparation for most low- and middle-income taxpayers, with an emphasis on senior citizens and disabled taxpayers, at the Homer Senior Center by appointment from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays. Volunteers trained by the Internal Revenue Service provide the assistance. For an appointment, call 235-7655. For the appointment, bring:

• Social Security cards or current records of Social Security numbers for you, your spouse and your dependants;

• All income information, such as Forms W-s2 1099-Misc, 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, SSA-1099 or RRB 1099 and 1099R;

• Property tax and mortgage interest statements;

• A list of medical, interest, contributions and miscellaneous expenses for itemizing deductions;

• Copies of last year's tax return;

• Child care payment information and the name, address and Social Security number and employer identification number of your child care provider;

• Bank routing and account number for direct deposit.


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