Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
By Jacqui Boyle
The 20 locations listed in this story are just a sampling of the many places where you can get free tax preparation help and to help point you in the right direction.
To find places where the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs are offering free tax preparation help near you, go to irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep.
To find locations where the AARP is offering free tax help, go to aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action.
It is important that you call these locations before heading out to confirm that free tax help is or will be offered there in 2013, to find out if you qualify for this free assistance, and for more details. Remember that many sites require appointments.