The tips in this article from the National Council on Aging were developed by the Senate Special Committee on Aging to help older people with filing their tax returns this year. Find out if your Social Security income is taxable, if you should itemize your medical expenses, and where you can get free or low-cost help filing your taxes. ~ This year’s filing date is extended to April 18th, plus residents of Maine and Massachusetts get an extra day, making their deadline the 19th. Click here to find out why.
Also, beware of tax scams! Read this informative post from NextAvenue and remember that if you have any questions concerning a request for payment of taxes, you can contact your local IRS office to find out if the request is legitimate.