Tax help for seniors


First Posted: 1/20/2008

The Luzerne County Asset Development Coalition recently conducted training for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Commission for Economic Opportunity (CEO) volunteers to assist low income and seniors with federal income tax.
From February to April, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties will assist seniors and low income individuals with simple income tax forms. The volunteers are qualified to give assistance to senior citizens and individuals with income under $35,000 with simple federal and state income tax, PACE, and PA Rent/Property Tax Rebate. All federal income tax forms will be e-filed. This service is free of charge.
Sites:Kingston Senior Center, 680 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, every Monday 9-2, call 822-1159 ext. 3337 for tax appointment.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 237 Williams Street, Pittston, every Tuesday from 9-2, call 822-1159 ext. 3337 for tax appointment.
Luzerne County Community College, Educational Conference Center, 1333 Prospect Street, Nanticoke, every Wednesday from 9-2, call 822-1159 ext. 3337 for tax appointment.
CEO Wilkes-Barre, Amber Lane, Wilkes-Barre, every Monday, call 826-0510 ext. 264 for tax appointment.

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