Media Release


Friday, January 16, 2009
For Immediate Release
Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993


Free Income Tax Form Preparation Assistance At City Of Las Vegas Senior Centers


Volunteers from AARP will offer residents age 50 and older free assistance with personal income tax form preparation and electronic filing at four city of Las Vegas Department of Leisure Services active adult and senior centers beginning in February. In addition, participants in the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will offer similar free assistance to Nevada residents at the Doolittle Senior Center starting Feb. 9. Generally, personal income must be $42,000 or less to qualify for assistance. Advance appointments are required at all locations. Bring a copy of your 2007 income tax return and all of your applicable 2008 paperwork to the appointment. Call a center below between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays to schedule an appointment.

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.
Appointments are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to noon, Feb. 2 through April 13.

Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive
(702) 229-1702. Appointments are offered Mondays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 2 through April 13. Call the center between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. weekdays to make an appointment.

East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.
(702) 229-1515. Appointments are offered Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Feb. 6 through April 10.

Derfelt Senior Citizens Center, 3343 W. Washington Ave.
(702) 229-6601. Appointments are offered Tuesdays and Fridays, Feb. 10 through April 14.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St.
(702) 229-6125. Call Linda at 229-1125 to schedule your appointment, offered weekdays Feb. 9 through April 10.


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