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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Provides Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Across State

DES MOINES, Iowa --- It's tax time, and the AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for Iowa taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Tax-Aide program.

AARP Tax-Aide, in its 46th year, is the nation's largest free tax assistance and preparation service, and provides assistance through this year's filing deadline of April 15. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.

In 2012, more than 225 Iowa volunteers trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, helped more than 30,000 Iowans file federal and state returns at no cost to them. The Iowa AARP Tax-Aide program operates at 80 locations including senior centers, libraries and other convenient locations throughout the state.

Call the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide toll-free number, 1-888-AARPNOW (1-888-227-7669) or visit our Web site at for information or to locate the AARP Tax-Aide site nearest you. AARP Tax-Aide is a program of the AARP Foundation, offered in conjunction with the IRS.

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AARP Foundation is working to win back opportunity for struggling Americans 50+ by being a force for change on the most serious issues they face today: housing, hunger, income and isolation. By coordinating responses to these issues on all four fronts at once, and supporting them with vigorous legal advocacy, the Foundation serves the unique needs of those 50+ while working with local organizations nationwide to reach more people, strengthen communities, work more efficiently and make resources go further. AARP Foundation is AARP's affiliated charity. Learn more at

Ann Black




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