Q. My tax appointment was canceled. What can I do?
The Federal tax filing deadline has been extended until July 15, 2020. The Missouri deadline has not been extended at this time, although no penalties will be incurred for payments until July 15.
AARP has suspended all Tax-Aide assistance nationwide.
Here is their statement:
As coronavirus (COVID-19) developments change hour by hour, AARP Foundation is doing its part to flatten the curve of transmission. A top priority for us is ensuring we are protecting those most at risk, including our volunteers and taxpayers. Therefore, we are suspending AARP Foundation Tax-Aide services beginning March 16 until further notice.
We will continue to assess whether we can open again in some or all sites for the remainder of the tax season and if the tax season is extended. Check this web page periodically or call 1-888-227-7669 for updates about the status of Tax-Aide sites.
The United Way provides free online tax preparation at https://www.myfreetaxes.com/
The US Government also provides free online tax preparation at the IRS Free File site: https://www.irs.gov/e-
Locally, Liberty Tax Services will provide free tax preparation for seniors as a new customer. Appointments are required, please tell them that you heard about this service at the Library.
You can also call the United Way's 2-1-1 line to find out if other tax assistance organizations are available.
As services are restored, the Library will add information to this page and our social media.