Free Federal income tax preparation is being offered in South Walton County for low to middle-income families and individuals, with special attention to senior citizens. Tax Preparation service will be available from Feb. 15 to April 14, 2022 at the Walton County Coastal Branch Library in Santa Rosa Beach.
Taxpayers must make appointments on-line at tinyurl.com/44kf76rx or by calling (850) 404-9125.
The site will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Tax Aide is also offered in DeFuniak Springs at the Life Enrichment Center, (850) 892-8746, Thursday, 10 pm to 1 pm by appointment only.
This service is sponsored by the AARP Foundation and the IRS. There are no age restrictions, AARP membership is not required, and the service is absolutely free. Taxpayers must bring their 2020 tax return, Social Security cards for taxpayer(s) and all dependents, picture IDs, and all tax documents received, including information on stimulus payments and advance child tax credit received. Bring checking or savings account information if direct deposit of refunds or direct debit of amounts due is desired. If applicable, bring Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN) for each individual. Taxpayers who wish to itemize deductions must bring appropriate information. Note that complicated tax returns involving rental properties, inventories, depreciation, etc. cannot be prepared.