Tax Aide Program Needs Volunteers

The American Association of Retired Persons Tax Aide program is looking for volunteers to help with tax-filing assistance starting in February. Training classes will begin on Monday, January 20th.

Tax Aide offers free assistance to taxpayers from Brookings to Florence. Coos County volunteers are asked to donate approximately four hours of time weekly from January 31st through April 15th at a site in Coquille, North Bend or Lakeside. Training and materials are free.

The organization partners with the IRS. Benefits include learning basic tax preparation, computer skills, customer service, quality review, teamwork and protecting confidential information. To sign up or for information, call District Coordinator Fain Hickerson at 541 888-5575 or e-mail

This entry was posted on Monday, December 30th, 2013 and is filed under Local News, Public Service Announcements, State News.