Free tax preparation and assistance, sponsored by the AARP, is under way through April 15 for those households with low to moderate incomes for taxpayers of all ages but with an emphasis on those over 60 years of age.
Taxpayers must bring Social Security cards for all persons listed on their tax returns, a picture identification card, and all pertinent records such as W2s 1099s, other income and credits. They should also bring a copy of last years return if available. Free electronic filing is available at all sites in the area, which are listed below:
Bank of America, 8181 54th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
St. James United Methodist Church, 845 87th Ave. N., Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
St. Petersburg Public Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N., Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N., Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Gulf Beaches Public Library, 200 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S., Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pinellas Park Library, 7770 52nd St. N., Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursday, 2:30 to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive, Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 13, 27, March 13, 27 and April 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N., Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
East Clearwater Library, 2251 Drew St., Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Colreavy Hall, 820 Jasmine Way, Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., except April 1 and April 13.