Tax preparation assistance for people over 60 or for anyone with a moderate
income begins Monday, February 3 at the Senior Center in Bemidji. Tax counselors
will be available from 9:15 to 2:30 on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from February 3
to Monday, April 13. During this time, clients will be seen on a first come first served
Clients need to bring photo ID, social security cards for all individuals on the
return including dependents, copies of all forms of income including tax exempt income,
information on health insurance coverage and last year’s tax return. Both husband and
wife need to be present if possible to efile a joint 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.