Tax-Aide program seeks volunteers

The IRS-sponsored AARP Tax-Aide program is looking for volunteers for the upcoming tax filing season. AARP Foundation Tax-Aides provide free personal income tax assistance and tax form preparation for low and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 50+. 

You need not have any prior tax experience. As an AARP Tax-Aide volunteer, you will be provided with free training through IRS designed classes. The initial meeting for prospective volunteers is in early December. Tax preparation season runs from mid-January to mid-April.  We are looking for volunteers for Fairview Park, Westlake, and Bay Village.

Our volunteers fill several roles:

  1. Counselors: Work with taxpayers to prepare the paperwork used for the tax return.

  2. Computer Operators: Enter the taxpayer’s information into the computer for electronic filing and printing.

  3. Greeters: Greet and assist our clients and keep our sites flowing smoothly.

  4. Technical Coordinators: Use their knowledge of personal computers, software, and electronic communication systems to set up and maintain the hardware and software used at our tax preparation sites.

As a volunteer, you’ll meet a great group of people! For more information go to our local site at:  Click on recruitment and fill in your information.  Someone will contact you.

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Volume 14, Issue 21, Posted 10:10 AM, 11.01.2022