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AARP Tax Aide

Federal and State Income Tax Filing
February 1 - April 15, 2014

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-12 by appointment only.
  • To make an appointment, simply dial 211(after January 20th). They ask that you have pen  and paper ready and tell them that you want an AARP tax-help appointment at the Rochester Public Library.
  • Saturdays 9:30-12, appointments or walk-ins, first come first served.  All returns will be e-filed.  A paper copy of your return will be given to you.
What to Bring:
  • W-2 forms from each employer
  • All 1099 forms (1099INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-misc., etc.) showing interest and/or dividends as well as documentation showing the original purchase price of your sold assets
  • If you were paid Social Security benefits, bring your SSA-1099
  • If you received a pension or annuity, bring your 1099R
  • All forms indicating federal income tax paid
  • If applicable, unemployment compensation statements 1099G
  • Childcare provider information (name, employer ID, SSN)
  • If itemizing deductions bring all receipts or canceled checks for items such as medical expenses, taxes paid, mortgage interest paid, and charitable contributions
  • Social Security cards for all dependents
  • All cash donations claimed as a deduction must be documented by a cancelled check or   receipt by the charity receiving the donation
  • Refund deposited or payment taken from a checking account needs a check for the account.
  • Copy of previous year tax return                                                                                              (This is helpful but normally it is possible to do without this.)

Joint returns must have both signers present!

If you have any questions simply dial 211.

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The Rochester Public Library is located at 65 S. Main St. Hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 8:30 P.M., Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. For additional information, call 603.332.1428. For directions to RPL, click here.