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Council on Aging offers free tax services

Returns are done each Monday and Tuesday though April 15

ALBANY — Free tax counseling and preparation with E-Filing is available for taxpayers with moderate and low income at SOWEGA Council on Aging, 335 W. Society Ave.

The service is available for people of all ages, but special attention is given to persons age 60 and older. Returns are prepared on Mondays and Tuesdays starting Monday and continuing through April 15.

Individuals do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use the service. Call (229) 432-1124 for an appointment. Items to bring include a picture ID, Social Security card for each person on the return, copy of last year’s income tax return and all documents relating to income and claimed deductions, if itemizing.

For tax preparation program details, contact Laura McKinney at (229) 435-0028.