Tax Assistance

Event Date: Friday, February 16, 2018
Event Time: 8:30 am CST
Event End Time: 3:30 pm CST
Event Category / Group: Misc / Community Association Calendar

imgFree Tax Preparation
& Electronic Filing

Every Friday
February 2 - April 13
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cowan Creek Amenity Center, Jarrell Room

AARP Tax-Aide Foundation is once again providing free, in-person tax preparation advice/services in Sun City.

What to Bring:

Basics:

  • Necessary financial documents/receipts required to complete this year's tax return
  • Last yearís tax return(s)
  • Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all your dependents
  • Photo I.D. required for all taxpayers
  • Checkbook if you want to direct deposit any refund(s)
  • Click here to visit the AARP website and get a complete list.

Income:

  • W-2 from each employer
  • Unemployment compensation statements
    SSA-1099 form showing the total Social Security benefits paid to you for the year, or Form RRB-1099, Tier 1 Railroad Retirement benefits
  • 1099 forms reporting interest (1099-INT), dividends (1099-DIV), proceeds from sales (1099-B), as well as documentation showing the original purchase price of your sold assets
  • 1099-R form if you received a pension, annuity, or IRA distribution
    1099-Misc forms
  • Information about other forms of Income
  • State or local income tax refund

Payments:

  • All forms and canceled checks indicating federal and state income tax paid (including quarterly estimated tax payments)

Deductions:

Most taxpayers have a choice of taking either a standard deduction or itemizing their deductions. If you have a substantial amount of deductions, you may want to itemize. You will need to bring the following information:

  • 1098 form showing any home mortgage interest
  • 1098-T and 1098-E forms (Tuition and Student Loan Interest payments)
  • A list of medical/dental expenses (including doctor and hospital bills and medical insurance premiums), prescription medicines, costs of assisted living services, and bills for home improvements such as ramps and railings for people with disabilities
  • Summary of contributions to charity
  • Receipts or canceled checks for all quarterly or other paid tax
  • Property Tax bills and proof of payment

Health Insurance:

  • Form 1095A if you purchased through Marketplace (Exchange)
  • Any exemption correspondence from the Marketplace (if applicable)

Credits:

  • Dependent care provider information (name, employer ID, or Social Security number)
  • 1099 forms related to continuing education and related receipts and cancelled checks


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