The Massachusetts Department of Revenue is proud of its partnership with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and the Federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to train AARP Tax-Aides.
AARP Tax-Aide is the nation's largest, free tax assistance and preparation program. If you're looking for a civic engagement volunteering opportunity, this is a great program to join. Helping those without resources to fill out their tax forms is a fulfilling and challenging community service.
The Tax-Aide volunteers assist individuals with the preparation of state and federal basic income tax returns. More than 24,000 Massachusetts residents received help through this program last year from some 600 trained volunteers. From Feb. 1 to April 15, the volunteers provide face-to-face assistance in locations such as senior centers and libraries.
Those interested in volunteering should call 1-866-448-3621 or see this AARP press release for more information.
If you have volunteered in the past for this program and would like to share your experience, feel free to leave a comment which might motivate others to join in.
Mission Accomplished posted on Sep 15
They are two dogs with a very unique trick. Meet Fillmore and Max, a canine pair trained specifically to sniff out tobacco. The Massachusetts Department of Revenue recently teamed up with Altria representatives and their tobacco sniffing dogs for a two-day tobacco drive in an …Continue Reading Mission Accomplished
It’s All About Plain Talk posted on Aug 13
Commissioner Amy Pitter wants to be sure that the information going out of DOR to taxpayers is clear and concise. If you received a bill, form or notice from the Department of Revenue and are having trouble understanding what actions you need to take, tell …Continue Reading It’s All About Plain Talk
Take a survey — Your feedback impacts how DOR does business posted on Aug 4
The Department of Revenue wants to hear from taxpayers and anyone who is advocating for taxpayers! DOR has just unveiled its new “How Are We Doing?” survey page, and we’d like you to report in on your customer service experience. This page was created to …Continue Reading Take a survey — Your feedback impacts how DOR does business