Internal Revenue Service

Need help with your taxes? Head to a local library

Need help with your taxes? Head to a local library

Area residents looking for help with filing their taxes ahead of the April 18 deadline can find some free assistance at the local library.

As part of the AARP Free Tax-Aide program, volunteers have convened since Feb. 1 at the Williamsburg Regional Library and James City County Library to help people file their taxes.

The national program, meant to help low-income people and the elderly, has more than 35,000 volunteers across the country and in Washington D.C.

Sixty volunteers in the Williamsburg area go through five days of training and are certified by the Internal Revenue Service before they start. They use TaxSlayer, a commercially available computer program...

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