AARP Tax Aide




This will be the 47th year for The AARP free Tax-Aide Program.  Tax Counseling and Preparation is administered by the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the IRS.  This program provides free income tax assistance to low and moderate-income taxpayers with special attention to those aged 60 or older.  This is a bilingual service.

The IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing.  Volunteers assist in the preparation of  basic Federal and Oregon Tax forms for personal tax returns, most everyday tax situations; (NOT schedule C with expenses over $10,000, losses or with employees; Schedule E for rental properties; or returns requiring Forms 2106 , 3909, 8606 and 8615.)

The following is a list of items that MUST be brought with the taxpayer.  However this list is incomplete for an extended return.  A complete list is available at MCCAC office.  If you are unable to come to the office, please call to have one mailed to you.

  • Photo ID is required for tax payers, who are present; Original or copies of Social Security or Taxpayer Identification Number for every person on your tax return.

  • All income documents for 2019, including W-2’s, Interest and Dividend statements

  • Prior year tax return with all attachments and schedules recommended, not required.

  • Itemized statement for each category of expenses to be claimed, prescriptions, medical copays, medical insurance payments, donation, miles

FREE ASSISTANCE is available at the following locations starting in Feb. 2020 

Hood River County

  • Hood River Valley Adult Center

           2010 Sterling Place, Hood River

           Thursdays 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

            Spanish & English


  • Hood River County Library

            502 State Street, Hood River

            Mondays, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

            Spanish & English


Wasco County

  • Canyon Rim Manor

           1701 George Jackson Rd, Maupin

           1st & 3rd Mondays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


  • Mid-Columbia Senior Center

           1112 W 9th St, The Dalles

            Fridays 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

            Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

            Spanish & English, Handicap-accessible


  • Tygh Valley Community Center

            57594 Tygh Valley Rd, Tygh Valley

            Thursdays 8 a.m. to Noon


Sherman County

  • Rufus Community Center

          304 W. 2nd St., Rufus

          Saturdays by appointment.  Please call 541-993-1054


Klickitat County (WA)

  • Goldendale Grange Hall

           228 E Darland, Goldendale, WA

           Fridays & Saturdays, February 13-April 11

           9 a.m. to Noon by appointment only

           Call Senior Services 509-773-3757


  • Klickitat County Senior Services at White Salmon Pioneer Center

           501 NE Washington St, White Salmon, WA

           Tuesdays, February 10 – April 14

            9 a.m. to 1 p.m., by appointment only.  Call 509-493-3068


Skamania County (WA)

  • Stevenson Community Library

          120 NW Vancouver Ave. Stevenson, WA

           Saturdays (1/31, 2/14, 2/28, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11) 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.