Tax filing deadline extended; Tax Aide sites closed

In March, the IRS extended the deadline to file taxes to July 15, in an effort to help with the impact from the COVID-19 virus. Also in March, AARP closed all of its Tax Aide free tax assistance sites, nationwide. They will remain closed until further notice. For updates, call 2-1-1.

There are online options for free assistance with self-preparation, such as and IRS Free File ( .) Each provider has their own criteria, so (no income limit but only certain forms are free) might be a good choice for some but not for other Alaskans who have lower income and need to file forms like Schedule A or Schedule D.

Questions? On March 29, the IRS posted an extensive list of Q&As about the new deadlines at

Rendered 07/17/2024 04:31