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By Karla Pomeroy
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Free tax service available now at Worland Senior Center

 

February 21, 2019

Karla Pomeroy

The AARP Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly services have begun at the Worland Senior Center. Last week, tax preparers (back) Terry Livingston and Lee Lockhart, and (front, l-r): Larry McGonigal, Sherry Stottler, Paul Gaulke and Marlene Bower, worked on each other's taxes in preparation to provide the free service to area residents.

WORLAND - For more than 15 years the Worland Senior Citizens Center has been an AARP tax preparation site and they are again this year, starting the free service this week.

According to coordinator Sherry Stottler, each year the preparers help with 150 tax returns.

The preparers are certified to prepare taxes by the IRS under the auspices of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly. Stottler said each preparer goes through 30 to 40 hours of training and testing to become certified.

According to the IRS, the TCE program, established in 1978, "provides tax counseling...



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