Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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February 20, 2012

AARP offering free tax prep assistance

ASHLAND — Staff report

ASHLAND The AARP Foundation, in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will again offer free, volunteer-run income tax preparation assistance for taxpayers with low and moderate income.

In 2011, volunteers in the Ashland area filed more than 2,500 regular federal and state returns.

Volunteers are trained in tax preparation and must pass an IRS test before they are allowed to assist taxpayers.

 Assistance will be available through April 17 for those who qualify at the following sites:

Boyd County

Ashland Central Fire Station, 11th Street and Carter Avenue

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library, 10699 U.S. 60 (Kyova Mall)

Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Greenup County

Advance United Methodist Church, 1007 Bellefonte Road, Flatwoods

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Greenup County Public Library, 614 Main St., Greenup

Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

McKell branch, Greenup County Public Library, 22 McKell Lane, South Shore

Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Carter County

Carter County Senior Center, 200 N. Hord St., Grayson

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Floyd County

Floyd County Public Library, 18 N. Arnold Ave., Prestonsburg

Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lawrence County

Lawrence County Public Library, 102 W. Main and Jefferson streets, Louisa

Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pike County

Pikeville Senior Center, 128 Park St., Pikeville

Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To find sites in other areas, call (888) 227-7669 or visit aarp.org/tax-aide.

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