Tax-Aide Suspends Service until Further Notice

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide announced recently that it will suspend tax preparation services at all sites until further notice. The action is due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus.

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Social Security News: Get Your Social Security Benefit Statement

Tax season is here, and we have made replacing your annual benefit statement even easier.

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Savvy Senior: Do I Have to File Taxes?

Dear Savvy Senior,

What are the IRS income-tax filing requirements for seniors this year?

I didn’t file a tax return last year because my 2018 income was below the filing requirements, but I got a part-time job late last year in 2019, so I’m wondering if I need to file this year.

– Semi-Retired

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Tax-Aide Sites Scheduled for Lebanon County

Through April 15, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation in Lebanon County through its Tax-Aide program, the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service.

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Financial Focus: Planning for the Rising Costs of Healthcare

Healthcare costs are rising, especially for retirees, and many will need long-term care. Learn the moves you can make to help prepare yourself.

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Social Security News: Fraud Advisory: New Twist on Phone Scams

The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public that telephone scammers may send faked documents by email to convince victims to comply with their demands.

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Social Security News: Online Reporting Form Now Available for Scam Calls

Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, and Gail S. Ennis, the inspector general for the Social Security Administration, announce the launch of a dedicated online form at https://oig.ssa.gov to receive reports from the public of Social Security-related scams.

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Savvy Senior: IRS Introduces a Tax Form Created for Older Taxpayers

Dear Savvy Senior,

A couple months back I read that the IRS will be offering a new senior-friendly tax form this tax season that will be easier to use. What can you tell me about this?

– Paper Filer

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Plan-Change Deadline for Community HealthChoices Approaching

Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres are reminding Pennsylvania residents about the upcoming rollout of the Community HealthChoices program.

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