AARP Is Seeking Tax-Help Volunteers

Sacramento Region, CA  |  By George Hortin, AARP

SACRAMENTO REGION, CA (MPG) - AARP Is seeking volunteers interested in learning how to prepare online federal and state income taxes for low and middle income taxpayers, especially those ages 50 and older.

Last years volunteers helped approximately 22,000 people complete their federal and state tax forms at 64 sites in Sacramento, Placer and adjacent counties.

Two one-week training classes are held in December and January. Computer skills are helpful. Training is provided by senior, experienced Tax-Aide volunteers. Interested volunteers are asked to contact Norm Losk by e-mail at

AARP membership is not a requirement. 

AARPs Tax-Aide” program is overseen by the the AARP Foundation and offered in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service. The program operates from Feb. 1 through April 15 and prefers a minimum service commitment of two days a week. Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage.