AARP Offers Free Tax Help

taxesEUGENE, Ore. — The countdown is on to file those taxes.

If crunching numbers makes you nervous, don’t worry. You have a few free options.

Signs at the Eugene Public Library were up Thursday, directing people to the AARP’s annual free tax aide service. The line started early for the first come, first serve help.

Coordinators say the program is as popular as ever, as people come in for assistance from well-trained staff.

“We’ve had people come in and say it’s just like family. We try to keep it light. We’re not heavy people in there. We like to joke around. We do professional work at the same time,” said local coordinator Jim Clarkson.

The downtown site is one of many throughout the area.

Click here for a list the locations and hours.

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