AARP looking for volunteer tax-preparers

Volunteers who like preparing tax returns and have basic computer skills are being recruited to be Internal Revenue Service-certified AARP Tax-Aides.
The Tax-Aide program is sponsored by AARP Foundation and the IRS. You don’t need to be an AARP member or retiree to volunteer, or to receive free tax preparation and assistance from Tax-Aide, which is for low and middle-income persons. Training is scheduled to begin in December. Registration and other information is available at and 1-888-687-2277.
A program spokesman said volunteers do an extensive amount of self-study, using training materials and software provided by the IRS. They must attend training classes and pass the IRS test before providing services for the community. New volunteers work with experienced volunteers at several.