DOR has scheduled a new series of information sessions designed to educate senior taxpayers about the potential benefits of the Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit.
For tax year 2011, the credit is worth as much as $980 for eligible taxpayers 65 and older who either own or rent their home. Seniors who live in public or subsidized housing are not eligible for the credit.
Brian Lynch of DOR's Advocacy, Training and Communications unit will speak in the following locations:
Feb. 22, Natick Council on Aging, 90 Oak St.,1 p.m.
Feb. 23, Raynham Council on Aging, 2215 King Philip St.,1 p.m.
Feb. 28, Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St.,10:30 a.m.
March 7, East Longmeadow Council on Aging (with DOR's Kenzie Rhodes), 328 N. Main St.,10: 30 a.m.
March 7, Hingham Council on Aging, 224 Central St., 1:30 p.m.
March 8, Whitman Council on Aging, 16 Hayden Ave.,10 a.m.
March 12, Salem Council on Aging, 5 Broad St., 10:30 a.m.
March 13, Weymouth Council on Aging, 182 Greent St., 1 p.m.
March 19, Billerica Council on Aging, 25 Concord St.,10:30 a.m.
March 20, Needham Council on Aging, 83 Pickering St., 1 p.m.
March 29, Cambridge Community Development, 344 Broadway, 10 a.m.
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