Tax Information and Assistance

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Update from the IRS

The IRS is extending the tax deadline to June 15 for Texas residents due to the recent winter storms.

For more information, see https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/victims-of-texas-winter-storms-get-deadline-extensions-and-other-tax-relief

AARP Tax-Aide Update

This year, AARP Tax-Aide will open a few weeks later than usual.

  • The date is still to be determined and will be curbside by appointment only.
  • Due to an equipment shortage, appointments will not be made until the start date is set

Tax-Aide Process for 2021

  • Obtain packet from one of three locations (Ringer Library in College Station, Mounce Library in Bryan, or St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brenham) or download from https://bcstaxaide.com/.
  • Follow directions in packet to prepare for appointment
  • After you have completed the packet, see the phone number included in the packet in order to schedule an appointment.
  • We do not currently have a start date; please give the AARP a few days before calling the number in the packet, or see the website: https://bcstaxaide.com/
  • Once the start date is set, make an appointment

Don’t Forget

  • Appointments are required
  • Appointments are for curbside
  • At the appointment, a volunteer will meet the taxpayer curbside and scan documents while they wait

What Happens Next

  • Approximately 1 week after initial appointment, AARP will call the taxpayer(s) to go over the preliminary return
  • Taxpayer(s) will review their return on paper or through a secure electronic platform
  • Taxpayer(s) will sign and approve the return
  • Tax-Aide will file the return electronically

Other Helpful Information

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