Each year at income tax time AARP offers free tax preparation. This nation-wide program serves millions of tax-payers. Although special emphasis is on low and middle incomes and older taxpayers, there is no income level or age limit. There are however some limits on complexity.
Bennington- by appointment only
Sacred Heart - St. Francis Church Hall, 238 Main St
Tuesday and Thursday 1-4p, Feb 2-April 13
Monday 9-noon Feb. 6-Apr. 10
Call 447-1546 for an appointment
Walk-in – no appointment needed:
N. Bennington, St John the Baptist Church, Wednesday 1-4p - Feb 1-Apr 12
Manchester Town Hall, Friday, 9-12 - Mar 6-April 7
Bring the following personal documents:
Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents
Income statements -- W-2 from each employer, social security SSA-1099 , all other 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1009-B, 1099-MISC, 1099-R, etc.
Unemployment compensation statements
Dependent care provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number)
Documentation for itemized deductions (receipts, cancelled checks)
Personal check showing routing and account numbers for direct debit or deposit.
Documentation of purchase price (cost basis) of sold assets.
Last year's returns copies, federal and state.2016 local property tax bill and/or landlord rental certificate (LC-142)
Health care documents: 1095-A series