AARP Foundation Tax-Aide: Free Tax Preparation

For low and moderate-income taxpayers of any age with special attention given to seniors 60 and over.

Mondays & Thursdays, Feb. 1 – April 11

10:15 am – 2:15 pm

Location: Old Bridge Public Library, large meeting room

**By appointment only

For details and to schedule an appointment you can:

Provide your name, phone #, and, if available, email when reaching out.

While AARP is certified to do most returns, there are some cases they cannot do.  Examples: income from rental properties, certain types of self-employment income, foreign asset reporting, out of state income (NY, PA), part-time NJ residents.

Please bring the following you to your appointment:

  • Government issued photo ID (Driver’s License)
  • Social Security Card or ITIN letter for all individuals to be listed on the return (no photocopies)
  • All 2023 tax forms (W-2, 1099, SSA-1099, etc.)
  • Voided blank check for direct deposits
  • Health care coverage info (1095-A, B, C)
  • Tuition statements (1098-T,) if applicable
  • Deductions documentation for property taxes, medical, charitable contributions, etc. (if applicable)
  • Your 2022 Tax Return and all associated documents.

 

Federal Tax Resources

FREE TAX PREP SERVICES:

Free tax prep services – appointments are all required, even for the drop-off services:
https://www.nj211.org/nj-free-tax-assistance-locations  Click on “Filter by County” or scroll down to Middlesex locations.  

Options for obtaining IRS Tax Forms and Instructions:

  1. Click here to access printable forms on the IRS website.  Some forms must be obtained directly from the IRS. Call 1-800-829-1040.
  2. Order tax forms and instructions/publications by phone:1-800-829-3676
  3. You can send your documents to us for printing. All you have to do is send your file as an attachment to obpl-bw@printspots.com (for black and white) or obpl-color@printspots.com (for color), and come to print out your item during library hours. Black and white print outs are .15 cents each and color print outs are .25 cents each.  

Application for Extension of Time to File Your Return:  Click here »

Don’t know which form to use?  The differences are laid out in simple language by the IRS at this site:  Click here »

IRS Frequently Asked Questions and Answers:  Click here »

Telephone Assistance for Individuals:  1-800-829-1040 

Telephone Assistance for Business:  1-800-829-4933

Hearing Impaired Tax Assistance (TDD):  1-800-829-4059

Telephone Assistance for Individuals Who Believe They May be a Victim of Identify Theft:  1-800-908-4490

Information on Refunds, Personal or Business Taxes:  1-800-Tax Form or 1-800-829-3676


State Tax Resources

NEW JERSEY

The State of New Jersey is no longer distributing tax forms or instruction booklets to libraries or Post Offices. We realize that this may be an inconvenience for many of you who are used to picking them up here.

Options for obtaining NJ Tax Forms and Instructions:

  1. Click here to print online.
  2. You can send your documents to us for printing. All you have to do is send your file as an attachment to obpl-bw@printspots.com (for black and white) or obpl-color@printspots.com (for color), and come to print out your item during library hours. Black and white print outs are .15 cents each and color print outs are .25 cents each.  
  3. Order by phone: Automated Tax Information System: 800-323-4400 or 609-826-4400
  4. Order 24 hours a day using NJ TaxFax: Call 609-826-4500 from your fax machine and enter the number of the form required.
  5. Click here to file your return online FREE.

Application for Extension of Time to File Your NJ Return:  Click here »

NJ Taxpayer Customer Service Center:  1-609-292-6400

Homestead Rebate Hotline for Homeowners:  1-888-238-1233

Homestead Rebate Hotline for Tenants:  1-888-238-1233

Property Tax Reimbursement Hotline (Senior Freeze):  1-800-882-6597

Hearing Impaired Text Telephone Service (TTY/TTD):  609-984-7300 or 1-800-286-6613

Help with Tax Debt:  Click here »

NJ Tax Record Search (click on “record search” in top navigation bar):  Click here »

NEW YORK

Options for obtaining NY Tax Forms and Instructions:

  1. Click here to print online. 
  2. You can send your documents to us for printing. All you have to do is send your file as an attachment to obpl-bw@printspots.com (for black and white) or obpl-color@printspots.com (for color), and come to print out your item during library hours. Black and white print outs are .15 cents each and color print outs are .25 cents each.  
  3. Order tax forms and instructions/publications by phone: Call 518-457-5431

OTHER STATE TAXES

Tax forms and instructions for all 50 states can be obtained from the Federation of Tax Administrators:  Click here »

 

 

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