Gwinnett Tech hosts free tax help event

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Volunteers with AARP Tax-Aide will be at Gwinnett Technical College to offer free income tax preparation and tax counseling for community residents and Gwinnett Tech students, faculty and staff.

From Feb. 1 through April 16, the volunteers will be on campus from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays in the Busbee Center, Building 700, Room 2.201.

Appointments are not necessary. Clients are asked to bring last year's income tax return, proper identification and all necessary documents for this tax year. Electronic filing will be available through the free service at Gwinnett Tech.

AARP Tax-Aide is the nation's largest, free, volunteer-run counseling and preparation service. It helps more than 2.6 million people file their personal income tax forms each year. The program is offered at more than 6,500 sites around the country including senior centers, colleges, libraries and other locations.

AARP Tax-Aide is administered through the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service.

For more information about free income tax preparation and tax counseling, call 770 962-7580.