AARP offers free tax-preparation service

Free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low and middle income, with special attention to those age 60 and older, is available from AARP Tax-Aide from Feb. 1 through April 15 at three locations in Bellevue. A person does not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use the service.

The volunteers undergo a training program offered in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service.

Locations in Bellevue are:

Bellevue Library: 1111 110th Ave. N.E., 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays, 1:30-8 p.m. Thursdays and 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. No appointment required.

Lake Hills Library: 15228 Lake Hills Blvd., 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. No appointment required.

North Bellevue Community Center: 4063 148th Ave. N.E., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays. Call 425.452.7681 for an appointment.

People are asked to bring a copy of last year’s return, all W-2 and 1099 forms including SSA-1099 for Social Security benefits paid, property tax records if applicable, all receipts and canceled checks if itemizing, your stimulus amount from last year, Social Security cards for yourself and dependents, and if applicable, dependent care provider information including name, employer, and social security number.