EAST BAY -- Volunteer tax preparers are being sought to help people who need assistance preparing and filing their 2013 tax returns.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking for volunteers for sites in Castro Valley, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Hayward, Union City, Fremont and Newark.
Volunteers do not need to be an AARP member or a retiree to participate AARP Foundation Tax-Aide. Free training is provided and volunteers are reimbursed on a limited basis for qualified program-related expenses.
"In 2013, we've assisted over a thousand people in preparing and filing their tax returns," said Robert Francis, District Coordinator for Southern Alameda County. "We could not do it without our volunteers, who make an indelible mark on the communities they help." Our volunteers join the more than 35,000 Tax-Aide volunteers across the country, helping millions of taxpayers each year.
For more information, visit www.aarp.org/taxvolunteer and click on "Become a Volunteer".
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is offered in conjunction with the IRS.