Free income tax help offered in Paso Robles

The Paso Robles Library and Paso Robles Senior Center have teamed up with the American Association of Retired Persons to provide free help in preparing state and federal income tax returns.

Beginning Jan. 19, people wanting help with their returns can call the library at 237-3870 to set up Saturday appointments. Saturday appointments begin Feb. 6.

Also beginning Jan. 19, people can call the senior center at 237-3880 to make Tuesday appointments beginning Feb. 3 and Thursday appointments beginning Feb. 5 at the Veterans Memorial Building next to the senior center.

You do not need to be a senior to avail yourself of this service. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to taxpayers assisting with various tax credits, including the earned-income tax credit, child tax credit and education credits.

Tax returns are due April 15. For more information, call 237-3870.