The AARP Tax-Aide program is administered by the AARP Foundation. The persons providing assistance are IRS certified volunteers. They provide free tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older.

Before visiting a site, call to make an appointment, and please bring with you:
* Copy of last year’s return,
* Proof of ID,
* All forms, such as W-2, 1098 and 1099s,
* Information about other sources of income,
* ID number for child care provider,
* Information about deductions/credits,
* Proof of account for direct deposit like a void check and
* SS card or ITIN cards for you, spouse, and dependents.

Assistance at these sites is only available through April 15. All sites require appointments.

Mondays only
Lawndale Community Ctr., 14717 Burin Ave., Lawndale. 9 a.m. – Noon (310) 973-3276.
Mondays & Wednesdays
West Hollywood Senior Ctr., 7377 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (323) 851-8202.
Culver City Senior Ctr., 4095 Overland Ave., Culver City. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (both days) (310) 253-6742.
Tuesdays only
Peoples Coordinated Services, 2528 West Blvd., L.A. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (323) 735-5799.
Carson Senior Social Service, 801 E. Carson St., Carson. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (310) 835-0212.
Dollarhide Senior Ctr., 1108 N. Oleander Ave., Compton. 9 a.m. – Noon (310) 605-5688.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Hollywood Multi Senior Ctr., 1360 N. St. Andrews Pl., L.A. 8:30 a.m. – Noon (both days) (323) 957- 3900.
Wednesdays only
Rogers Park Ctr., 400 W. Beach Ave., Inglewood. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (310) 412-5504.
Thursdays only
Westchester Senior Ctr., 8740 Lincoln Blvd., L.A.. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (310) 649-3317.
Claude Pepper Senior Ctr., 1746 S. La Cienega Blvd., L.A. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (310) 559-9677.
Fridays only
Peoples Coordinated Services-Thomas Senior Ctr., 2475 W. Washington Blvd., L.A. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (323) 734-9091.
AARP Tax Tip – Avoid tax preparers who claim they can obtain larger refunds than other preparers.