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Tax Aide Counseling

Volunteer Tax Aide counselors are available to assist senior citizens with the preparation of Federal and State income tax returns. This service is available through AARP, RSVP and the Baltimore County Department of Aging. Tax counseling service for the elderly and low-income residents is free and confidential.

Seniors are asked to make an appointment at one of the locations listed below and bring all of the following documents:

  • Completed copy of 2015 tax returns, both Federal and State
  • All 2016 forms that show income information (wages, salary, interest, dividends, sale of home, pensions, IRA distributions, state tax refunds, etc.), normally labeled W-2 and 1099.
  • Any bank statements showing taxes and mortgage interest paid, broker's statement of stock sales, etc.
  • All 2016 SSA-1099 and RRB-2009 forms reporting your Social Security and Railroad Retirement Benefits.
  • All 2016 records showing possible deductions (medical payments, interest paid, taxes paid, contributions, miscellaneous deductions).
  • All records of estimated tax payments.
  • All Federal and State tax packets received in the mail that have your address label attached.
  • Any homeowners' or renters' tax credit forms if you have previously filed for tax credits.

Tax preparations for 2016 will start early February 2017 and continue through April 15, 2017. You will need to contact your local site for an appointment. The following is a list of the AARP Tax Aide and senior center locations in Baltimore County:

Location

Phone Number

Days of the Week

Time

    

Arbutus Senior Center

410-887-1410

No appointments currently available

 

Ateaze Senior Center

410-887-7233

No appointments currently available

 

Bykota Senior Center

410-887-3094

Tuesdays and Thursdays

8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Catonsville Senior Center

410-887-0900

Wednesdays

10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cockeysville Senior Center

410-887-7694

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Essex Senior Center

410-887-0267

No appointments currently available

 

Hereford Senior Center

410-887-1923

Select Thursdays

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jacksonville Senior Center

410-887-8208

Select Thursdays

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lansdowne/Baltimore Highlands Senior Center

410-887-1443

Wednesdays

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Liberty Senior Center

410-887-0780

Thursdays and Fridays

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Parkville Senior Center

410-887-6145

No appointments currently available

 

Pikesville Senior Center

410-887-1245

Wednesdays and Thursdays

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Reisterstown Senior Center

410-887-1143

Fridays

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Victory Villa Senior Center

410-887-0235

No appointments currently available

 

Woodlawn Senior Center

410-887-6887

Mondays

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 
Revised February 17, 2017         

 

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