AARP tax site in Hays closed this season

Special to The Hays Daily News

The AARP Tax-Aide site at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Hays will be closed this tax season due to a lack of volunteers in Hays to adequately staff the site.

Other AARP Tax-Aide sites are open in Great Bend, Hill City and WaKeeney. To make an appointment with a trained AARP Tax-Aide volunteer, call (620) 792-1614 in Great Bend, (785) 421-2081 or (785) 421-5579 in Hill City, or (785) 650-3797 in WaKeeney between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. beginning Feb. 1.

Bring the following with you when you come:

* Copy of last year's income tax return.

* W-2 forms from each employer.

* Unemployment compensation statements.

* SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits.

* All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-B, etc.) showing interest and/or dividends and documentation showing original purchase price of sold assets;

* 1099-Misc., showing any miscellaneous income.

* 1099-R form if you received a pension or annuity.

* All forms indicating federal income tax paid.

* Dependent care provider information (name, employer, ID, Social Security number).

* All receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions.

* Social Security card or official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

* Drivers license or other photo identification for yourself and spouse.

* 2012 property tax statement if applying for Kansas Homestead and Property Tax for Low Income Seniors.