2008 free tax help for some in Alaska

Free Tax Help – 2008 Tax-Aide and VITA sites. The VITA program is a federal grant that rural senior programs can apply for.

This program is designed to prepare basic tax returns for most low and middle income taxpayers, with an emphasis on senior citizens and disabled taxpayers. Sites are staffed by volunteers trained by the IRS to prepare basic tax returns. E-file means it’s fast, accurate AND it’s absolutely FREE. Volunteers receive training on the Earned Income Credit and other personal tax credits. If your income is below $39,783 you MAY qualify for an Earned Income Credit, up to $4,716.

*** You must file a 2007 tax return to receive the Economic Stimulus Payments. To be eligible for this payment, you must have a tax liability, or at least $3000 of earned income, Social Security benefits, or certain VA benefits. If you had at $3,000 of qualifying income, you should file a tax return even if you are not required.

AARP TaxAide sites may offer priority service to taxpayers age 60 and older.

As all locations are staffed by volunteers using donated space, these dates and times may change. To get the most current information, please call the Alaska 211 referral line by dialing 2-1-1, or 1-800- 478-2221. [try this and see if it works. There were problems last week or so– the software couldn’t figure out rural Alaska zip codes.]


Social security cards or current record of SSN’s for you, spouse and all dependents.
Form W-2 (Wage and Tax Statement) from each employer.
All income information (such as Forms 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, SSA-1099 or RRB-1099 and 1099R).
Record of VA benefits received
Property tax and mortgage interest statements.
List of your medical, interest, contributions, and miscellaneous expenses (to itemize your deductions).
Copies of last year’s tax return (helps volunteer prepare this year’s return).
Child care payment information and name, address and SSN/EIN of your child care provider.

The rest of the document is written in a way to make it difficult to re-post so I’ll only list the names of places. Contact them for hours and dates.

  • Anchorage Senior Center Tax-Aide
  • Northeast Anchorage Tax-Aide
  • First Free Methodist, Anchorage
  • Spenard Rec Center
  • Crosspoint Church Tax-Aide, Anchorage
  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Palmer Senior Center
  • Mid-Valley Senior Center
  • Wasilla Senior Center
  • Upper Susitna Senior Housing
  • Glacier View Bible Church
  • Willow Senior Housing
  • Fairbanks Senior Center Tax-Aide
  • North Pole Library Tax-Aide
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Noel Wien Library Tax-Aide
  • North Pole Senior Center Tax-Aide
  • Nikiski Senior Citizens, Inc.
  • Homer Senior Center
  • Seward Senior Center
  • AVTEC Library (Seward)
  • Soldotna Tax-Aide Site
  • University of Alaska, SE
  • Swan Lake Senior Center
  • United Methodist Church, Sitka
  • Tongass Credit Union
  • Rendesvous Senior Center
  • Ketchikan Parks & Rec Center
  • Metlakatla Tongass Credit Union
  • Craig City Youth Center
  • Juneau Mendenhall Library
  • Wrangell Senior Center
  • Kodiak College
  • Valdez Tax-Aide
  • Kodiak Senior Citizen Fair

O’Folks (off their rocker)

Old age isn't a disease.

Arctic sunset

© header image

Comments how-tos

For those new to blogs, check out this post *commenting on blogs* Recent comments, on the sidebar blogroll, often have additional or complementary information. Recent revisions of posts themselves may be found by using the search box for "revised". Tech support says spam (ads or worse) is hitting WordPress heavily so if you don't see your comment in 24 hours, send an E-mail and TS will check the spam trap.

RSS BHIC Bringing Health Info to the Community

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.


RSS Nonagenarian news

  • At Age 94, This Local Artist Is Pittsburgh's Link to Pulp Fiction's Heyday - 90.5 WESA
    90.5 WESAAt Age 94, This Local Artist Is Pittsburgh's Link to Pulp Fiction's Heyday90.5 WESAAnd more than 75 years after she began illustrating for the pulps, Ohio Township resident Gloria Stoll Karn, now age 94, is seeing that artwork honored with a solo exhibition at The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass. In the decades before ...
  • Blackstone co-founder Pete Peterson dies aged 91 - Financial Times
    Financial TimesBlackstone co-founder Pete Peterson dies aged 91Financial TimesPete Peterson, a billionaire business executive and public servant who co-founded Blackstone, the world's largest private equity group, and campaigned relentlessly to reduce the national debt, has died in New York at the age of 91. Born in Nebraska to ...Pete Peterson Dies at […]
  • Birmingham business founder, wine importer, dies at 90 - Birmingham Business Journal
    Birmingham Business JournalBirmingham business founder, wine importer, dies at 90Birmingham Business JournalA man who shaped the wine industry in the United States and created one of the Magic City's largest private companies has died. Robert Haas, founder of Birmingham-based Vineyard Brands, died this week at age 90 at his home in Templeton, California […]
  • Former gunner in Lancaster bombers dies at age of 93 - Jersey Evening Post
    Jersey Evening PostFormer gunner in Lancaster bombers dies at age of 93Jersey Evening PostA GREAT-grandfather who joined the RAF at the age of 18 and served as a gunner in Lancaster bombers during the Second World War has died, aged 93. shares. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. Sign Up. Peter Crow, who served in Lancaster bombers. Peter ...
  • At Age 97, Ballet Dancer Joyce Harper is Still on Point | NBC4i.com - NBC4i.com
    NBC4i.comAt Age 97, Ballet Dancer Joyce Harper is Still on Point | NBC4i.comNBC4i.comA 97-year-old British woman says what keeps her alive, and on her toes, is her lifelong love of ballet.Joyce Harper still teaches twice a we…At Age 97, Ballet Dancer Joyce Harper is Still on Point | Inside EditionInside Editionall 1 news articles »
  • Tom Benson, longtime owner of Saints, dies at age 90 - Los Angeles Times
    Los Angeles TimesTom Benson, longtime owner of Saints, dies at age 90Los Angeles TimesTom Benson celebrates after the New Orleans Saints defeated the Dallas Cowboys during the 2009 season, when they ended up winning the Super Bowl. (Dave Martin / Associated Press). Tom Benson, a successful auto dealer who brought the New Orleans Saints ...Tom Benson, owner o […]
  • Kwong, first player of Asian heritage to play in NHL, dies at age 94 - Sportsnet.ca
    CTV NewsKwong, first player of Asian heritage to play in NHL, dies at age 94Sportsnet.caLarry Kwong, the first player of Asian heritage to appear in an NHL game, has died at age 94. Kwong, who played a shift with the New York Rangers in a March 13, 1948 game against the Montreal Canadiens, died on Thursday in Calgary according to an ...NHL trailblazer passes […]
  • Former Georgia football player John Donaldson dies at the age of 92 - WRDW-TV
    Former Georgia football player John Donaldson dies at the age of 92WRDW-TVFormer University of Georgia four-year football letterman and assistant coach John Donaldson died Tuesday in Jesup at the age of 92.and more »
  • Eula M. Geddie, age 96, of Fayetteville - The Citizen.com
    The Citizen.comEula M. Geddie, age 96, of FayettevilleThe Citizen.comMrs. Eula M. Geddie, age 96, of Fayetteville, died early Sunday morning March 18, 2018 at her residence. A native of Riverdale, Ga., Mrs. Geddie was born on November 12, 1921, the daughter of the late Ira Hopkins Brown and Maude Leola Mitchell Brown ...
  • Jesse Haddock, legendary golf coach at Wake Forest, dies at age 91 ... - Winston-Salem Journal
    Winston-Salem JournalJesse Haddock, legendary golf coach at Wake Forest, dies at age 91 ...Winston-Salem JournalJesse Haddock, a legendary former golf coach at Wake Forest who won three national championships, has died.and more »
March 2008
« Feb   Apr »

Haeremai Camai Bula Bepuwave Bienvenidos

  • 181,136 visitors

%d bloggers like this: