Archived News Release from 2004
For Immediate Release
Redwood City Offers Free Tax Preparation
Services to Seniors
Redwood City, CA - January 30, 2004
- Don’t look now, but the tax season is fast
approaching, and Redwood City wants to make it easier for
seniors. Redwood City’s Veterans Memorial Senior Center
and the American Association of Retired People (AARP) are
sponsoring free tax preparation services for seniors, taking
place each Wednesday from February 4th through April 14th,
2004 at the Senior Center.
It’s part of AARP’s “TCE” program
– Tax Counseling for the Elderly – providing free
tax service to low and middle income seniors with total income
not exceeding $60,000. This service is for typical tax situations.
Tax preparation cannot be provided for those with business
income over $2,500 and not using Schedule CEZ, using alternative
minimum tax, or with income property.
An appointment is necessary in order to take advantage of
this free service for seniors. Please call 650-780-7264 to
schedule an appointment, or for more information.
The Veterans Memorial Senior Center offers a variety of senior
services, including a nutrition program, innovative classes,
fun activities and exercises, social engagement, information
and referral, and other healthy and stimulating senior activities
for free or at a very low cost. The Center is operated by
the Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services
Department, which provides recreational facilities and activities
for all ages and interests, and supplies building and custodial
services for City buildings.
Redwood City Parks also operates the Fair Oaks Community
Center, providing social, educational, and cultural activities,
as well as information, referral, and counseling services
to persons living in Redwood City and neighboring communities.
Redwood City Parks is more than you think! Its website is
located at www.redwoodcity.org/parks/.
Visit Redwood City’s website at www.redwoodcity.org
for information about the City and its services, the community,
recreation programs, education, City government, and local
Contact: Marlene Annuzzi
Senior Services Coordinator