Free Tax Preparation for Seniors and Others

February 9, 2018, 9:30 AM HST
* Updated February 9, 9:07 AM
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Hawai‘i seniors and other community members who need expert assistance with preparing their 2017 tax returns by the Tuesday, April 17, 2018, federal tax deadline have two Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) locations available to them, thanks to the collaborative efforts of CCH and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, will provide free tax assistance and preparation to Hawai‘i taxpayers with low to moderate incomes, with special attention to people 60 and older. You do not have to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service.

Walk-in and call-ahead appointments are being taken at CCH’s Hawai‘i Island office in Kona at 73-5618 Maiau St., Suite B201 (above Costco), on Tuesdays only, starting Feb. 6 through April 10, from noon to 4 p.m. For an appointment, call (808) 319-3013. Walk-in tax service is available at the Kona office after 2 p.m. on those days.

Walk-in appointments are also available at CCH’s Clarence T.C. Ching Campus on O‘ahu at 1822 Ke‘eaumoku St. on Saturdays only, starting Feb. 10 through April 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (808) 545-6016 for more information.

Tax service appointments at CCH’s Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center in Kalihi are already booked for this year.


For more information about the AARP tax service, go online.

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