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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Township partners with AARP to offer tax preparation assistance program

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (January 22, 2024) – The Woodlands Township, in partnership with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, will host FREE tax preparation assistance at The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest Drive, beginning February 6, 2024, through April 9, 2024. Tax-Aide assistance is offered free of charge, with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 with low to moderate income. 

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will prepare returns utilizing a drop-off service. Clients will meet with a volunteer to review their documents and return at another date to retrieve and sign their tax return, which will be filed electronically. Tax-Aide volunteers are trained and IRS-certified annually to ensure that they are current on all IRS requirements and changes to the tax code. For more information about the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, please visit

Tax-Aide service in The Woodlands will be available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please fill out the online form. Appointments will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and will only be available in two-week increments.

For questions regarding appointment registration, please contact The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park at 281-210-3950. For questions regarding the AARP Tax-Aide process, please email  

The Woodlands Township is a special purpose district, providing fire protection, environmental services, parks and recreation, economic development, enhanced law enforcement services and more to over 120,000 residents and 2,000 businesses. Located 27 miles north of Houston, Texas, The Woodlands Township is committed to supporting the highest quality of life for its residents, businesses and visitors. Please visit to learn more.

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