If you are looking for some free tax help in the Orlando area? For local help and advice on filling out your tax return this year, check out the AARP TAX-AIDE Site Schedule that is listed below for Orange County and Seminole County. You can meet with volunteers who will offer advice and even prepare some of the routine tax forms for you. You do not have to be an AARP member or a senior citizen to take advantage of this service.
Tax-Aide volunteers trained and certified by the IRS will provide free income tax assistance at many sites throughout the Orange and Seminole County area starting in February 2012.
Individuals seeking assistance should bring pertinent tax documents such as a copy of last year's income tax return; forms showing income earned, pensions and Social Security; 1099 Forms showing interest and dividends; current tax information package mailed to them by the IRS; Photo ID and Social Security cards for all those listed on their return. Electronic filing is available at all sites at no charge.
Check on-line for free tax assistance in Volusia, Polk and Osceola Counties.
Volunteer Tax-Aide Counselors will be at the following sites beginning February 2012:
BEARDALL SENIOR CENTER, 800 S. Delaney Ave. Orlando, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 12:00 – 4:00.
SEMINOLE CO. LIBRARY, W. BRANCH, 245 Hunt Club Blvd.
Longwood, Tuesday and Thursday: 12:00 – 4:00.
ORANGE CO. LIBRARY, S. E. BRANCH, 5575 S. Semoran Blvd., Orlando. Monday and Thursday:. 12am - 2pm.
ORANGE CO. LIBRARY, S. CREEK BRANCH, 1702 Deerfield Blvd. S. Orlando. Thursday: 10:00am – 2:00pm.
ORANGE CO. LIBRARY, WEST OAKS BRANCH, 1821 E. Silver Star Rd., Ocoee.
Tuesday: 10:00am – 2:00pm.
MARKS STREET SENIOR CENTER, 99 E. Marks St. Orlando. Tuesday and Friday: 12:00 – 4:00.
WINTER PARK LIBRARY, 460 E. New England Ave. Winter Park. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:30am - 3:30pm.
HERNDON LIBRARY, 4324 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando. Monday - Wednesday: 10am - 2pm.
CASSELBERRY REC CENTER, 200 N Triplet Lake Dr. , Casselberry: Tuesday and Thursday: noon - 4pm.
LIME TREE CLUB HOUSE, 5300 Gateway. Williamsburg. Wednesday: 12:00 – 4:00.
ST. MARY MAGDALEN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 861 Maitland Ave. Altamonte Springs. Thursday: 11:00 – 3:00.
SANFORD SENIOR CENTER, 403 E. Seminole Blvd., Sanford. Monday and Wednesday: 9:00am - 1:00pm.
WINTER SPRINGS SENIOR CENTER, 400 N. Edgemon Ave. Winter Springs. Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am – 1pm.
OVIEDO GYM & AQUATIC CENTER, 148 Oviedo Blvd., Oviedo. Tuesday: 9:00am – 1:00pm.
INCOME TAX INFORMATION, visit the website at www.aarp.org/taxaide or call the toll-free number 1-800-227-7669.
Online Tax Assistance Resources
AARP - Free Income Tax Assistance
Locations and Times
Tax-Aide volunteers, trained and certified by the IRS, will provide free income tax assistance at 16 sites throughout the Orange and Seminole County area.
More Free Income Tax Assistance
- IRS homepage - tables, calculators, and information for just about any question you could ask.
- IRS forms - complete listing of forms that can be downloaded in Adobe format.
- AARP - Tax-Aide, ask your questions on-line.
Helpful Phone Numbers
- 1-800-829-3676 - forms and publications
- 1-800-829-1040 - live telephone assistance
- 1-800-829-4059 - Tele-Tax recorded tax information
- 407-628-4381 - local AARP Tax-Aide telephone assistance (M-F 9:00 to 4:00)
Free Tax Assistance Locations in Orange and Seminole Counties