Tax preparation assistance for people over 60 or for anyone with a moderate income begins Monday, February 5 at the Senior Center in Bemidji. Tax counselors will be available from 9:15 to 3:00 on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from February 5 to April 16. During this time, clients will be on a first come first served basis.
Clients need to bring photo ID, social security cards for all individuals on the return including dependents, copies of all forms of income, information on health insurance coverage and last year’s tax return. If applying for a renter’s credit, the certificate of rent paid (CRP) is also needed.
Individuals wanting to only file a rent rebate are encouraged to wait until March. MN does not process property tax/rental rebates until August.
This free service is provided by the Senior Center, AARP, IRS, and MN Dept. of Revenue. For further information, please call the Senior Center at 751-8836.