The AARP Foundation in conjunction with Pike County AAA will be providing free tax preparation service to low and middle income tax payers at three Pike County locations beginning on February 12th and running through mid-April.
The tax councilors will be available each week at the Blooming Grove Senior Center, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 am to 2 pm; Matamoras Borough Hall in Matamoras on Tuesday from 9:30 am to 2 pm; Lackawaxen Fire Department in Lackawaxen monthly. An appointment is required and should be made by calling the Pike County AAA at 570 775-5550. Tax payer is required to provide all information and documentation necessary to properly complete a return.
The Internal Revenue Service sponsors this service as part of the VITE program. All volunteer Tax Aide Councilors are trained and tested using IRS materials. Councilors will provide preparation services for both Federal and State individual returns, and the State Property Tax/Rent Rebate documentation.