|AARP Volunteers provide tax assistance. [AARP Foundation]|
Tax Aide volunteers will be there 1-8 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays; 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays. The last day is April 18, which is the federal tax deadline this year. State taxes are due May 1.
All returns will be filed electronically. Taxpayers need to bring relevant documents, such as last year’s tax return, a photo ID, and Social Security cards for themselves and their dependents.
Tax Aide volunteers will make home visits to residents with illnesses or disabilities. To schedule an appointment, call 703-594-6576.
There’s also a Tax Aide location at the James Lee Community Center (2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m.)
In other tax news, lower-income Fairfax County residents who are 65 or older or have disabilities might qualify for property tax relief.
Mason Supervisor Penny Gross is hosting two workshops, March 8 and 10, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Mason Government Center to help people apply for tax relief. No appointment is necessary.
Participants should bring their 2016 tax returns or proof of 2016 gross income from all sources and all asset information as of Dec. 31, 2016.