TRENTON, N.J. - Many sites throughout Mercer County will offer Free Income Tax Preparation Assistance to help residents prepare and file their 2010 taxes, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes said.
The AARP Foundation is providing Tax-Aides to assist with 2010 tax preparation at Mercer County Connection, libraries, and other sites this tax season. The deadline for filing 2010 tax returns for both state and federal taxes is April 15, 2011. Below is the list of sites where free income tax preparation assistance is being provided:
Ewing Library Branch, Mercer County Library System (61 Scotch Road, West Trenton) – Wednesdays, 2 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning Feb. 2 through April 15. By appointment only, call (609) 882-3148.
Robbinsville Library Branch, Mercer County Library System (42 Allentown-Robbinsville Road, Robbinsville) - Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 2 through April 13. By appointment only, call (609) 259-2150.
Lawrence Library Branch, Mercer County Library System (2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence) – Thursday afternoons beginning Feb. 3 through April 14. By appointment only, call (609) 882-9246.
Hickory Corner Library Branch, Mercer County Library System (138 Hickory Corner, Road, Hightstown) - VITA tax preparation, Saturdays beginning Feb. 5 through April 15. By appointment only, call (609) 448-1330.
More information on assistance at Mercer County Library branches can be found at http://webserver.mcl.org/programs/taxhelp.html.
In addition, residents should either call 211, the non-emergency Helpline, to get the locations of the free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) or visit www.earnedincometaxcredit.org to obtain information on the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Other sites offering free tax assistance by appointment are:
Nassau Presbyterian Church
61 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lawrence Senior Center
30 East Darrah Lane
Lawrence, NJ 08648-3761
Tuesdays, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. appointments
99 Leonard Ave
Hamilton, NJ 08610-4850
Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Hamilton Senior Center
49 Cypress Lane
Hamilton, NJ 08619-3703
Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.